Interview a Sport Management Professional

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You are only allowed to use 6 questions from this worksheet. At least 4 of the 10 questions must be questions that you composed on your own.

and i will give you an example and the questions

you chose 6 questions from the example

Example Interview Questions for Sports Ethics 1. In what ways has sport mirrored moral and societal issues in society? 2. Are sports today more or less corrupt than in the past? Why or why not? 3. Has playing competitive organized sport build character in you or made you a character? 4. What moral lessons have you learned from participating in sport? 5. How has sport influenced how you think and what you do in daily life? 6. What personal conflict did or will you experience when you no longer are able or have the opportunity to participate in competitive organized sport? 7. Do players have any ethical obligations to their sport, their fans, and the media? 8. What is the "right" emphasis on winning? 9. Are organized competitive sport programs worth all the effort? Why or why not? 10. Why is substance control becoming such an important issue in organized competitive sport? 11. Should there be mandatory drug testing of athletes? At what level of competition? 12. Should athletes who are caught doping be banned from their sport? 13. How would you control or prevent fan violence at a local contest between two rival teams? 14. What should be done when fans and players taunt referees or their calls? 15. What should players, fans, managers do when officials don’t enforce the rules fairly? 16. Should collision sports be banned from youth sport programs? 17. Are women athletes being treated fairly and equally to men? 18. If you are a male athlete in football/hockey would you play for a head female football/hockey coach? Why or why not? 19. Has Title IX changed our views on gender logic in our society? 20. How can you promote gender fairness and equality in sport? 21. What affect would promoting gender fairness and equality in sport have upon our societal views toward women? 22. Is it ethically defensible for sport event organizers to award lower prize money to female athletes? 23. What are some race and ethnical stereotypes that exist about athletes or sport? 24. How does the race logic in sport mirror societal view of race out of side of sport? 25. How can sports challenge the views of race logic and help transform racial and ethical relations? 26. How can you change race, gender, and ethnical logic in sport? 27. What is the relationship between who possess the wealth in sport and gender logic and race logic? 28. 29. How does one's social class affect the opportunity to participate in sport? 30. Do sports and sport organizations provide opportunities for upward social class mobility in society? 31. What happens to most athletes once they retire or quit competitive sport? 32. How has commercialization affected your views about sport? 33. Does commercializing in sport promote your values? Why or why not? 34. Would you want a professional sport organization in your city? Why or why not? 35. Should professional athletes earn that much money? Why or why not? 36. Should fans and public opinion whose tax and entertainment dollars support sports teams have a voice in how teams operate? 37. What responsibilities should owners have to fans? 38. Should the operations of franchises be open and transparent to the public? 39. Should professional sports teams be allowed to change location at will? 40. Considering escalating ticket, parking and concessions prices, taxpayer subsidies, etc., should the public have any control over sports franchises? 41. Would sports survive without the media? 42. Has the media corrupted your thinking about sport? 43. Does sport media affect your views about gender, race, and/or ethical societal themes? 44. Does viewing sport violence on TV affect your level of violent? 45. Does sport media cause you to be more active sport participants? 46. How much time do you spend reading, listening to, talking about, and watching sports? 47. Does your degree of fan ship affect your interpersonal relationships, the extent of your gambling and feeling of being successful? 48. Is the sports media’s publication of point spreads ethically defensible? 49. Should the media be required to cover male and female athletic events equally? 50. Are the dangers and risks of sport adequately publicized? 51. Should your tax dollars be used to build sport arenas? Should we provide tax incentives for sport organizations but not for the other private business? 52. What role should the government play in competitive sport? 53. Should athletic talent be allowed to migrate from home nation to another? 54. Would you drop out of college to play professional sports? 55. Should we eliminate athletic scholarships and pay each athlete for playing just like the professional athletes? 56. Should we support or eliminate interscholastic sport? 57. What does the student-athlete at a university really gain from participating in a competitive sport program at the university level? 58. Sports in higher education are for who? 59. Does competitive athletic program at the university level contribute to education? 60. How do student-athletes in big-time college sports compare to other students? 61. Are the NCAA rules of eligibility and opportunity to play racially discriminatory? 62. What are the gender and racial inequalities that exist at intercollegiate athletic? 63. What changes would you make in intercollegiate athletics to eliminate gender and racial inequalities? 64. Should athletes who have no financial need receive scholarships? 65. Should college coaches be evaluated and compensated in terms of educational goals (teaching performance) or commercial objectives (wins and losses, money taken at the gate, or publicity accorded to the team or institution)? 66. Should athletes with criminal records be allowed to play college sports? 67. Should students who are not progressing acceptably in academics be barred from high school athletic competition? 68. Should sport programs be funded by the athlete who make the varsity high school team? 69. How does primary and secondary competitive sport programs contribute to education? 70. What are the advantages to being a student-athlete at the primary or secondary level?
Name: ___________________________________ INTERVIEW Due: May 9, 2018 Interview a professional who works in the field of sport management to get insights on the field in general and their positions in particular. You need to develop 10 good questions that relates to ethics in sport to ask them. After the interview, write a 2 page paper on the information you received. Please be sure that all of the following components are included upon submitting the assignment. Background information (5 points) Name of the person interviewing: ________________________________ Job title: ____________________________________________________ Number of years at job: ________________________________________ Previous jobs: ________________________________________________ TEN Interview Questions with responses (5 points). At least 4 of the questions must be your own wording. Write a 2 page paper (40 pts.) on the information you received from the interview.

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School: Purdue University


Interview with a Sport Management Professional
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8th May 2018

Interview with a Sport Management Professional
Interview with a Sport Management Professional

Name of the person interviewing: Darren Heitner
Job title: CEO Dynasty Athlete Representation
Number of years at job: 11
Previous jobs: Lawyer, sports journalist and writer, sports agent.
1. What moral lessons have you learnt from participating in sports?
Sports have taught me that integrity in any profession is very important. This applies to
both agents, players, club owners, media and the promoters. One should not promises
services that they cannot offers as this will clients loose integrity in them.
Professionalism is also very important. This involves upholding trust in the players by
keeping their secrets and not exposing them even when the contract is over.
2. Should there be mandatory drug testing of athletes? At what level of competition?
Drug testing should be made mandatory to athletes from the entry level. This is because,
sports are a societal mirror and athletes are idols to many people in the society. Without
drug testing, some athletes may engage in ...

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