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Security Management For Sports And Special Events

Author : Stacey Hall
ISBN : 9781492583011
Genre : Business & Economics
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Though spectator and player security has always been a priority for sport and facility managers at all levels, large-scale threats such as terrorism or natural disasters have become even more critical management concerns. Proactive sport and facility managers understand the role they must take in working with local law enforcement, contracted security personnel, and their own employees to adequately plan for and respond to threats—both manmade and natural. Security Management for Sports and Special Events: An Interagency Approach to Creating Safe Facilities presents a systematic approach to stadium and venue security. Unlike traditional risk management books that present guidelines to promote safety and discourage litigation in sport and recreation settings, Security Management for Sports and SpecialEvents deals specifically with natural disasters, terrorism, crowd control problems, and other large-scale threats. As sport and facility managers seek to broaden their building management capabilities, this text offers detailed guidance in improving the quality, coordination, and responsiveness of security protocols within their facilities. With this text, sport and facility managers examine the concerns and challenges to security and emergency planning for both sport and non-sport events held at their facilities. Security Management for Sports and Special Events offers an organized explanation of event security to support the planning, implementation, and communication of security and emergency plans to staff and game-day hires as well as the assessment of emergency preparation. Drawing on numerous examples from both in and out of sport, readers will consider the challenges, solutions, best practices, and prescriptions for coordinating the efforts of staff, law enforcement, and security personnel. Readers will find an array of tools that assist in understanding and implementing the material presented: •Case studies at the end of each chapter and “Lessons Learned” sections that summarize and apply the information to a real-world scenario •Chapter goals and application questions that provide a clear map for the chapter and promote critical thinking of the issues •Sidebars throughout the text that provide examples of important current issues in sport and event security management •Reproducible checklists, forms, and additional resources that help in designing and implementing plans •More than 20 appendix items, including key guidelines, checklists, and needs assessments Emphasizing interagency development and a team approach to sport event security management, Security Managementfor Sports and Special Events allows sport and facility managers to lessen risk, control insurance costs, and uphold the integrity of their facilities through security management procedures. The text is developed according to the requirements of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Incident Management System (NIMS) and serves as the manual for managers seeking to achieve the SESA Seal of Approval offered by the University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). Developed by the authors and the only dedicated research facility for sport security management, NCS4 is on the cutting edge of researching and assessing game-day operations for security and crisis management. Security Management for Sports and Special Events is a practical resource for identifying and managing potential threats to fans’ and players’ safety. With proper protocols in place and a coordinated response, sport and facility professionals can ensure the safety of participants and spectators from terrorism, natural disasters, and other potential encounters.

Sport Facility Operations Management

Author : Eric C. Schwarz
ISBN : 9781317568186
Genre : Business & Economics
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Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces cutting-edge concepts in facilities and operations management, including practical guidance from professional facility managers. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition—which introduces new chapters on capital investment and operational decision-making—the book covers all fundamental aspects of sport facility operations management from a global perspective, including: ownership structures and financing options planning, design, and construction processes organizational and human resource management financial and operations management legal concerns marketing management and event planning risk assessment and security planning benchmarking and performance management Each chapter contains newly updated real-world case studies and discussion questions, innovative 'Technology Now!' features and step-by-step guidance through every element of successful sport facilities and operations management, while an expanded companion website offers lecture slides, a sample course syllabus, a bank of multiple-choice and essay questions, glossary flashcards links to further reading, and appendices with relevant supplemental documentation. With a clear structure running from planning through to the application of core management disciplines, Sport Facility Operations Management is essential reading for any sport management course.

Contemporary Sport Management

Author : Paul M. Pedersen
ISBN : 9781492588672
Genre : Business & Economics
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Contemporary Sport Management returns with a new edition that makes this popular introductory text stronger and more applicable than ever for students who plan to enter, or are considering entering, the field of sport management. The sixth edition of Contemporary Sport Management offers the knowledge of 58 highly acclaimed contributors, 25 of them new to this work. Together, they present a wide array of cultural and educational backgrounds, offer a complete and contemporary overview of the field, and represent the diversity that is noteworthy of this profession. This latest edition offers much new and updated material: A new chapter on analytics in the sport industry New and updated international sidebars for each of the book’s 21 chapters, with accompanying questions in the web study guide New professional profiles showcasing the diversity in the field Streamlined chapters on sport management history and sociological aspects of sport management, emphasizing the issues most relevant to today’s sports managers Updated sidebars and learning features, including Historical Moment sections, chapter objectives, key terms, social media sidebars, sections on applied practice and critical thinking, and more In addition, Contemporary Sport Management offers an array of student and instructor ancillaries: A revamped web study guide that contains over 200 activities, presented through recurring features such as Day in the Life, Job Opportunities, and Learning in Action An instructor guide that houses a sample syllabus, instruction on how to use the web study guide, a section on promoting critical thinking in sport management, lecture outlines, chapter summaries, and case studies from the journal Case Studies in Sport Management to help students apply the content to real-world situations A test package and chapter quizzes that combine to offer 850 questions, in true/false, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and multiple choice formats A presentation package of 350 slides covering the key points of each chapter, as well as an image bank of the art, tables, and content photos from the book This new edition addresses each of the common professional component topical areas that COSMA (the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation) considers essential for professional preparation: sport management foundations, functions, environment, experiential learning, and career development. Contemporary Sport Management is organized into four parts. Part I provides an overview of the field and the important leadership concepts associated with it. Part II details the major settings in which many sport management positions are carried out. In part III, readers learn about the key functional areas of sport management, including sport marketing, sport consumer behavior, sport communication, sport facility and event management, and more. And in part IV, readers examine current sport management issues, including how sport management interfaces with law, sociology, globalization, analytics, and research. Every chapter includes a section or vignette on international aspects of the field and ethics in sport management. This text particularly focuses on the ability to make principled, ethical decisions and on the ability to think critically. These two issues, of critical importance to sport managers, are examined and analyzed in detail in this book. Contemporary Sport Management, Sixth Edition, will broaden students’ understanding of sport management issues, including international issues and cultures, as it introduces them to all the aspects of the field they need to know as they prepare to enter the profession. With its up-to-date revisions and new inclusions, its internationally renowned stable of contributors, and its array of pedagogical aids, this latest edition of Contemporary Sport Management maintains its reputation as the groundbreaking and authoritative introductory text in the field.

Security Supervision And Management

Author : IFPO
ISBN : 9780128004890
Genre : Law
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Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, fills the basic training needs for security professionals who want to move into supervisory or managerial positions. Covering everything needed from how to work with today’s generation security force employees to the latest advances in the security industry, Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, shows security officers how to become a more efficient and well-rounded security professional. Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, is also the only text needed to prepare for the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). The IFPO also publishes The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends, now in its 8th edition. Core text for completing the Security Supervision and Management Program/Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by IFPO Contributions from more than 50 experienced security professionals in a single volume Completely updated to reflect the latest procedural and technological changes in the security industry Conforms to ANSI/ASIS standards

Welcome To Hospitality An Introduction

Author : Kaye (Kye-Sung) Chon
ISBN : 9781428321489
Genre : Business & Economics
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Welcome to Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. The authors discuss the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry Insight vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each chapter features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation. New To This Edition: Expanded coverage of industry career opportunities, a comprehensive new chapter on the Gaming Industry, and expanded coverage of Events Management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Event Risk Management And Safety

Author : Peter E. Tarlow
ISBN : NWU:35556035058668
Genre : Business & Economics
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THE WILEY EVENT MANAGEMENT SERIES The complete guide to event risk management, safety, and security Practical strategies and resources for any size event! With any event comes risk–from rowdy guests at a festival or convention to a life-threatening riot at a sports event. Event Risk Management and Safety provides a comprehensive resource for managing event risk and limiting liability for modest and grand events. Presenting theory and practical applications, this book covers topics such as measuring risk, alcoholism and drugs, crowd control, fire safety and emergency medical services, food and water safety, outdoor events, and much more. Other features include: Case studies examining problems and solutions to real-world situations Key terms and risk-management exercises New techniques to forecast and manage the global challenges of the twenty-first century Comprehensive appendices containing additional resources, alcohol and beverage commission contact information, and practical forms

More Safety And Security At Sports Grounds

Author : Jim Chalmers
ISBN : 9781907611988
Genre : Architecture
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Following on from Safety and Security at Sports Grounds (2005), this book is once again for professional practitioners and students of safety and security at public assembly facilities. It is a second collection of articles and commentaries by Jim Chalmers and Steve Frosdick, covering their work from 2005 to 2010. The co-authors debate the differences between 'safety' and 'security' and look at aspects of the football hooliganism problem. They present case studies of safety and security at different venues and events, as well as critiquing spectator experiences in different world venues. They comment on venue security conferences and end with a critical reflection on the UK Football Safety Officers' Association. The book is essential reading for venue managers, event organisers in sport associations and host cities, safety and security managers in the sporting environment and students on courses leading to careers in sport business. The Authors Jim Chalmers is President of the Football Safety Officers' Association, He retired from the police as a Chief Superintendent. He was the police commander at Aston Villa FC and for the Birmingham Super Prix. He has been an inspector with the Football Licensing Authority (FLA) and a member of the football authorities safety management focus group. He is still a practising ground safety officer. Dr Steve Frosdick is Visiting Professor in the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University. He has an international reputation as an expert in stadium and arena safety and security. He has consulted for clients and taught at universities and conferences in the UK, US, Mauritius and throughout Europe. He has published four previous books and over 100 other papers. SAFETY + SECURITY IN SPORT is a series of books for managers in sports venues and associations, in law enforcement agencies and private security companies. The texts are also suitable for students on sports management and health and safety courses. PUBLISHED BY Paragon Publishing, Rothersthorpe, UK in association with European Stadium and Safety Managers Association, Football Safety Officers Association, Stadium & Arena Management magazine and PanStadia magazine.

Sport Tourism

Author : Dr. Brent W. Ritchie
ISBN : 9781845413378
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the economic, social and environmental impacts and issues associated with the development of sport tourism globally, including the lack of research and coordination between industry and government. The book suggests the need for a more balanced analysis of the impacts and issues associated with future sport tourism development.

Security And Sport Mega Events

Author : Diamantis Mastrogiannakis
ISBN : 9781317586791
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 75. 60 MB
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This edition stresses some critical reflectons regarding security policies before and during Sport Events in our contemporary era of generalized insecurity. Sport competitions at the national, European and global levels have evolved in terms of economic investment, social importance and media coverage. However, this evolution has brought with it major political concerns. At the same time, the dominant question regarding the organization of competitions in our post-modern, neoliberal risk societies is the creation of a safe and secure milieu; the need of construction of an environment of life where sport events and the multiple activities and interests related to them can be kept safe from any risk and potentially harmful occurrence. In the name of security, anticipatory dispositifs and risk management practices, rationalities and technologies of government do not exclusively attempt to prevent disastrous incidents or to maintain order in situ. Involving a set of heteronymous public and private organizations and bureaucraties, state "experts" and not state "security managers", proactive security strategies seek to imagine the future, to pre-empt, to act in advance, to anticipate possible catastrophic incidents by managing populations and spaces in order to set, to assure, with any cost, the ideal conditions. The aim of this volume is to highlight the complex set of legal provisions, surveillance and policing practices, discourses, bureaucratic procedures and spatial and architectural forms underpin the security governance of sport events and their effects in the contemporary era of widespread uncertainty. This book was published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

Dream Jobs In Sports Management And Administration

Author : Jeri Freedman
ISBN : 9781448869084
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Careers in Sports management and administration enable those who love sports to work with athletes, sports teams, and sporting events up close––these positions often provide excellent salaries and benefits. There are a vast number of sports management jobs at professional, college, and high school levels. This lively text enable readers to gain a solid overview of the positions involved in performing the activities necessary for running a team, sports facility, or event. They learn about the types of jobs that relate to players, business, or media functions, and those that work with the public or behind the scenes. Some of the exciting job opportunities covered in this book include: general manager, athletic director, coach, trainer, business manager, agent, facility manager, security manager, ticket sales manager, and public relations manager, among many others. This book will guide readers in developing the skills, knowledge, and training necessary to land a job in this thriving area of the sports industry. Sidebars offer intriguing information about such topics as extreme sports, mentoring, and crisis management at sports facilities. A list of college and university programs in sports management and administration, an At a Glance section about possible career paths and their descriptions, and helpful Bureau of Labor Statistics information will support readers in researching many sports career opportunities.

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