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Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

One of the key factors opposing the current development of sports in Nigeria is the lack of effective management.

Caring and patriotic Nigerians offer many solutions every day to bail us out of the pits. One such solution is the

message “Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management” written by Dr. Joseph Awoyinfa, a professor in

the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education. Faculty of Education University of Lagos Nigeria;

Researcher and educational consultant I was invited by the author and the university to review the book when it was presented to

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management
Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

According to Awoyinfa, it is true across the world that sport is a reference point that cannot be ignored across

sectors. of the economy and the scope of life, The authors add that the text, therefore, considers specific issues in

sports administration and management. Based on the theory and principles of modern trends in sports management

and management such as leadership, organization, planning, motivation, etc.

The text has 16 chapters. Here, Avoyinfa says management is a concept that implies different things to people at

different times. which leads to a wide variety of definitions. He explains that management is described in a variety of

ways as art, science, person, or people. Discipline and Process

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

This author describes it as an art. Sports management is about carrying out the functions of sports organizations and

jobs through people. while in science Sports management is about the creation of sports philosophies, laws, theories,

principles, processes, and practices. According to him, sports management is defined as a way of creating a formal

and organized structure based on missions, objectives, goals, functions, and tasks.

 

The authors clarified that sports management is a process of how to do things in a systematic way. Awoyinfa

 

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management
Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Supervision/Leadership, Control, Coordination, Budgeting and assessment Who is the sports manager? This author

educates me that sports managers are anyone in any level of sports organization they direct.

 

Chapter 2 is based on the topic of evolution and trends in sports management thinking. Here, Avoynfa reveals that

 

achieve their goals through work. together as a group in his words “There was serious thinking and management

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

 

management ideas. The main efforts to develop the theory and principles of sports management began at the

beginning of the 20th century with the work of Frederick Taylor and Henri Fayol. The Industrial Revolution of the

nineteenth century (19) may have made the atmosphere for this very serious theory. ”

 

proposed various theories. on how to manage tasks and personnel more efficiently and effectively This author

educates that the three main schools of thought management are: Classical; human behavior and integration

Principles and characteristics of scientific

management assessment of scientific management theory, etc., in this chapter.

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

Chapter three is labeled thematically. In this chapter, educational consultants explain that Sports Principles are the

fundamental laws that create guidelines for managing sports. He added that management principles must meet

characteristics.“Modern sports managers and executives are expected to be able to identify and apply appropriate principles

relevant to specific situations.

Awoyinfa said.

 

Modern Trends in Sports Administration and Management

acceptance sometimes called “Universal Principles of Sports Management” This author believes that some of these

principles are: Responsibility; Delegation and communication in humanitarian p

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