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Sport Organisation I

Code 13759
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Sports Sciences
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery TE - TP - OT
Work placements Not applicable
Learning outcomes Objectives: Understand and analyze the role of the sports industry in social and economic development, through the knowledge of the managemet principles.
Learning Outcomes:
1) Understand the impact of sport in contemporary society;
2) Know the structure of the sports system and understand the links between the several stakeholders;
3) Know the basic principles that characterize the theories of organizations;
4) Know and understand the implications that the variables: leadership, motivation and communication have in sustainable development of sport organizations.
Syllabus 1. Sports System
1.1. Sport System an General Approach
1.2. Sport System Concepts

2. General Theories applied to Sport Organizations context
2.1. Organization Concept
2.2. The Importance of organizations in social systems
2.3. Organizational Theories
2.3.1. Classical theories
2.3.2. Human relations school
2.3.3. Contingency approach
2.3.4. General Systems Theory

3. Determinants of organizational performance - application context to Sports
3.1. Leadership
3.2. Motivation
3.3. Communication

4. Case Studies
4.1. Sport Organizations typologies
4.1.1. Organizational procedures
4.1.2. Structure and organization
Main Bibliography Cunha, M.P; Rego A.; Cunha, R.C; Cardoso, C.C. (2005). Manual de Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão, RH - Editora.

Ferreira, J. M., Neves, J.C.A. (2001). Manual de Psicossociologia das Organizações, McGraw-Hill.

Mankiw, G. (2006). Introdução à Economia, princípios de micro e macroeconomia, Ed. Brasil.

Pedersen, P. M; Parks, J. ; Quarterman, J.; Thibault, L. (2011). Contemporary Sport Management. Human Kinetics

Slack, T.; Parent, M.M. (2006). Understanding sport organizations: the application of organization theory. Human Kinetics.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-14

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