"Athletic Director's Desk Reference With Web Resource" is the most authoritative and comprehensive resource available for collegiate athletic administrators. Loaded with practical tools, this resource guides program administrators in navigating their increasingly complex roles in athletic programs of any size. With this reference, administrators will confidently handle typical and unexpected situations and address the various policy and system needs required for running a successful athletic program.
Authors Lopiano and Zotos, well known and respected for their contributions to collegiate and scholastic athletics, guide readers with more than 75 combined years of experience as athletic program administrators, coaches, and consultants. Complete with a practical web resource, "Athletic Director's Desk Reference" offers extensive advice and tools for today's athletic director, covering leadership and organizational planning, office and facilities operations, staff management, student-athlete relations, team administration, event management, fundraising, media relations, and more. Both the print and e-book versions of "Athletic Director's Desk Reference" help readers quickly find the materials and information required for performing specific tasks or functions. They include numbered contents and cross-references to the web resource, allowing readers to move seamlessly between the two.
This comprehensive resource includes more than 120 management tips and planning tools in the book that provide expert insights and strategic advice, and more than 340 documents in the web resource that can be downloaded and customized to meet the needs of each athletic program:
- Management tips in the book present foundational information, problem-solving strategies, and suggestions for management of employees, programs, events, and facilities.
- Planning tools in the book provide specific steps or considerations to take in the development of strategic plans, action plans, professional development plans, and governance systems.
- Educational resources in the web resource can be used for teaching and motivating staff members, campus constituents, volunteers, and student-athletes.
- Evaluation instruments and risk assessments in the web resource help directors, supervisors, and employees assess job performance, evaluate program contents, identify risks, and prevent litigation.
- Policies and forms in the web resource allow athletic directors to produce effective policies and procedures with only simple modifications and customizations.
The engaging narrative, philosophies, and advice from seasoned professionals combined with customizable and practical materials make this a unique and essential reference for athletic directors of all levels and abilities." Athletic Director's Desk Reference" empowers administrators to confront issues and lead with confidence while saving time and research. As a result, athletic directors will become more efficient, more effective, more mission driven, and more successful in virtually any task, decision, or strategy.
You don't have to be 6'7" and a world-class athlete to master this one-of-a-kind version of basketball. This is a game that anyone can play when tedium sets in at the office. Kit includes a 32-page rule book on Desktop Basketball to get you started, a miniature basketball, and an easy-to-assemble basketball hoop, post, suction-cup base, and backboard.
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This book offers full, comprehensive coverage of Excel. Ideal for business courses.
Real world problem solving for business and beyond
The Your Office series prepares students to use both technical and soft skills in the real world. Hands-on technical content is woven into realistic business scenarios and focuses on using Microsoft OfficeÂ® as a decision-making tool. The series features a unique running business scenario that connects all of the cases together and exposes students to using Office to solve problems relating to business areas like finance and accounting, production and operations, sales and marketing.
Each chapter introduces a realistic business case for students to complete via hands-on steps that are easily identified in blue shaded boxes. Each blue box teaches a skill and comes complete with video and interactive support. Chapters are grouped into Business Units, which collectively illustrate a specific set of business concepts to achieve AACSB-related outcomes. Each Business Unit ends with a Capstone section, testing students' ability to apply concepts and skills beyond a single chapter.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyITLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
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