SPT 111 Quiz 1 Chapters 1-4 (100pts)
True or False
1. Metadiscrete experiential learning is a learning model, in which the roles of teacher and practitioner are distinct and separate. (False)
2. Sport- management education should be theoretically grounded, but practically oriented. (True)
3. Jock Capitalism encapsulates the phenomenon of disproportionately increasing salaries for high profile athletes. (True)
4. Some consider trash talking, celebration dances and other expressive behaviors during the game as poor sportsmanship while others interpret these actions as adding enjoyment and excitement to the game. This is an example of conflict theory. (False)
5. Functionalism consistently supports the status quo in which sport teaches participants and spectators societal values by which they should live. (True)
6. Two theoretical frameworks useful in examining individual sport organizations as intuitions within society are Organizational Culture and Management logistics. (True)
7. The Sociological theory emphasizing social and political inequalities and the resulting economic and power differentials is known as Functionalism or the Functionalist Theory. (False)
8. During the past ten years, there has been a decline in the commercialization of youth sport to protect players from exploitation. (True)
9. NCAA Division-III level schools offer both intercollegiate athletic opportunities and athletic scholarships. (True)
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10. A SWOT analysis involves identifying what four aspects of an organization?
A SWOT analysis identifies strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats aspects of an organization
Multiple Choice11. Sociology, Ethics, Marketing, Finance, Public Relations, Law and Sales combine to form: Sport Management
a. Strategic Management
b. Industrial Models
c. Sport Management
d. Comprehensive Industry
12. Fans Consume, Managers__ Control
a. Direct the process
13. The dominance of one social, political, or economic group over another may be called Social Dominance.
a) Cultural Monopoly
b) Cultural Hegemony
c) Social Dominance
d) Social Monopoly
14. Over conformity is: Comprised of members who accept the core values of the dominant culture, but have separate, though not conflicting, assumptions, values, beliefs, and possibly goals that are unique to their particular group.
a. The unquestioned acceptance of cultural norms
b. Comprised of members who accept the core values of the dominant culture, but have separate, though not conflicting, assumptions, values, beliefs, and possibly goals that are unique to their particular group.
c. Possess core values in direct opposition to the dominant culture and represent a challenge to the dominant culture
d. Ignore or reject organizational norms
15. Which of the following is NOT an issue that is generally raised by conflict theory? Increased Professionalism in College Sports
a. Sport and Sexism
b. Sex and Racism
c. Increased Professionalism in College Sports
d. The NCAA is a monopoly
16. After merging with Host Communications in 2007, which of the following is now the largest marketing services provider to college sport? IMG (International Management Group) College
a) IMG (International Management Group) College
c) Jerry Maguire
d) ISP Sports
e) Jim Host & Associates
17. To be eligible to be a member of Division I, an institution must offer at least: Sevensports for men and seven for women w/at least two teams for each gender
a. Seven sports for men and seven for women w/at least two teams for each gender
b. Five sports for men and five for women w/two teams for each gender
c. May not offer athletic scholarships
d. Limit recruitment efforts to locally based
18. Global homogenization refers to a condition in which everything is the same or in the process of becoming uniform and undifferentiated.
a) Global homogenization
c) Global hybridity
d) Global heterogenization
19. Commodification is essentially the process through which a cultural form is turned into a product to be sold to market
c) Global Hybridity
d) Global heterogenization20. Stemming from the McDonaldization concept, an example of ‘efficiency’ within a sporting context might include. Both A and D
A. Seating section staffers assisting patrons in finding their seats in an arena.
B. The expected routines of pre-game warm-ups and national anthems.
C. Uniform portion sizes for similar concessions across all locations in the facility.
D. The physical structure and built environment of a ballpark or arena that enables quick access to sales points and easy modifications for multi-event productions.
E. Both A and D
F. Both A and C
Pedersen, Paul M. Contemporary Sport Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics,2011. Print.