Describe best practices among coaches and athletic directors as related to organizational leadership and management of a sports program. Are these best practices appropriate for all levels of sport teamsâ€”interscholastic, collegiate, or professional, or do they vary, depending on level of sports activities? (Please explain your conclusions.) Be sure to use your understanding of the content reading materials, and include literature references and/or anecdotal information to support your opinions.
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Inoue, Y., Plehn-Dujowich, J. M., Kent, A., & Swanson, S. (2013). Roles of performance and human capital in college football coachesâ€™ compensation. Journal of Sport Management, 27(1), 73â€“83.
Kellett, P. (1999).* Organizational leadership: Lessons from professional coaches. Sport Management Review, 2(2), 150â€“171.
Mahony, D. F., Riemer, H. A., Breeding, J. L., & Hums, M. A. (2006). Organizational justice in sport organizations: Perceptions of college athletes and other college students. Journal of Sport Management, 20(2), 159â€“188.
SarÄ±, I., Soyer, F. & YiÄŸiter, K. (2012). The relationship among sports coachesâ€™ perceived leadership behaviours, athletesâ€™ communication skills and satisfaction of the basic psychological needs: A study on athletes. International Journal of Academic Research, 4(1), 112â€“119.
*This reference is dated, however, worthy of perusal.
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