What university had the first sport management academic program?
Question 2. Question :
The first modern Olympics were held in Paris, France.
Question 3. Question :
The first organized group of professional baseball players was known as the:
: National League of Professional Baseball Players.
Professional Baseball Players of America.
National Association of Professional Baseball Players.
Question 4. Question :
Which of the following was instrumental in initiating the modern Olympic Games?
: Gianna Riga
Pierre de Coubertin
Question 5. Question :
What was the first sport to use sport management principles in the United States?
Track and field
Question 6. Question :
Participant decision making involves employees or members of the organization in the actual decision making process.
Question 7. Question :
Current management theory stresses the concepts of employee involvement, employee empowerment, and employee effectiveness.
Question 8. Question :
The position description of the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing may include all of the following except:
soliciting corporate sponsors.
selling stadium signage.
managing the facilities.
promoting teams or special events.
Question 9. Question :
Managing refers to the encouragement of employees to use their initiative and make decisions within their area of operations.
Question 10. Question :
Which of the following is not a practice that can raise the level of employee motivation?
Make jobs attractive to and consistent with workers’ motives and values
Create supportive social environments
Question 11. Question :
Which of the following is not an example of a “financial” mechanism for altering competitive balance?
Question 12. Question :
Which has not increased revenue in spectator sports?
Stadium naming rights
Question 13. Question :
This financial statement measures the financial performance of an organization over a specified time period, usually a year?
Statement of cash flows
Question 14. Question :
As chronicled in the book Moneyball, the strategy employed by the small-market Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane to better compete with large-market teams by identifying and acquiring undervalued players is an example of an organization maximizing its ________.
return on investment
Question 15. Question :
Why do economists suggest that revenue sharing, in and of itself, will do little to improve competitive balance?
Teams receiving revenue-sharing transfers do not receive enough money for it to make a difference.
Teams receiving revenue-sharing transfers may have little incentive to use the money to increase payroll, simply choosing to retain the transfer as added profit.
Teams receiving revenue-sharing transfers are already the highest payroll teams.
Question 16. Question :
To solve an ethical dilemma, decision makers try to make a(n) ______ argument.
Question 17. Question :
Which of the following are examples of sport organizations with codes of conduct?
The U.S. Olympic Committee
The National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association
The American Camping Association
All of the above
Question 18. Question :
Codes of conduct may be considered counterproductive if the organization does not demonstrate a commitment to them.
Question 19. Question :
Few areas of sport management present managers more difficulty than:
codes of conduct.
Question 20. Question :
An ethical reason is a practical conflict involving more or less equally compelling values or social obligations.