Executive Leadership in Professional Sports Research Paper by CPC

Executive Leadership in Professional Sports
This paper looks at the importance of a careful balance of power between the owners and the players in American professional sports.
# 26722 | 9,385 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on May 13, 2003 in Business (Management) , Sport (Players) , Sport (General)


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Description:

This paper examines sports organizations and their power structures. It also considers issues of conflict and power struggles between owners of sports organizations and the players, collectively. In addition, it looks at different instances of conflict resolution and then includes cases in which the use of power by leadership has either led to improving or damaging the conditions in these sports.

From the Paper:

"Owners supply the capital to ensure the franchise can operate and function. As the author Bernard Bass described, "the member with more personal power" will be more esteemed, since he can directly give or deny? (Bass, 278). It allows the employees to get paid, the stadium to open, marketing to draw interest in the team, and all the other functions, which the operation needs to continue to run. Owners invest in the team expect a return for their investment. In order to get a return on one's investment, a team must be profitable (or show the potential for profitable returns. Without the owner's capital, employees would not be paid and the franchise would cease to exist. The owner provides the gift of life."

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