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Author Chelladurai, P.

Title Human resource management in Olympic sport organisations / Packianathan Chelladurai, Alberto Madella
Published Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, 2006


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Description xiii, 128 pages ; 28 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Distinctive features of Olympic sport organisations from a human resource management perspective -- Ch. 2. Human resource practices -- Ch. 3. Organisational design and human resource management in Olympic sport organisations -- Ch. 4. Managing diversity in the workplace -- Ch. 5. Leadership -- Ch. 6. Change management and human resources : final notes
Summary "Human Resource Management in Olympic Sport Organisations provides a thorough explanation of human resource issues that Olympic sport organisations (OSOs) face, and it offers guidelines for resolving those issues. It also gives sport managers tools for analyzing how to maintain and improve their organisational structures." "Human Resource Management in Olympic Sport Organisations provides Olympic sport managers with the information they need in order to understand the unique human resource considerations of OSOs, where a variety of constituents, including organisers, athletes, volunteers and professional workers, play vital roles. After reading this book, managers will feel comfortable with inevitable change and diversity within organisations and be better prepared to make strategic decisions that benefit their Olympic sport organisations."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "This book is the third volume in the Executive Masters in Sports Organisation Management (MEMOS) program, which aims to improve management of sport organisations and provide a higher level of training for sport managers"--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Sports administration.
Personnel management.
Olympics -- Management.
Author Madella, Alberto, 1956-
LC no. 2006002435
ISBN 0736063048 (soft cover)
9780736063043 (soft cover)