Jay Basten

Lecturer, Sport Management

About

Dr. Basten's primary research interest focuses on understanding how and why people identify with sport teams and sport-related consumer product companies and the effects of identification on individual and organizational behavior. He also studies intercollegiate athletic policy-making in the context of academic integrity.

Areas of interest

Social psychological influences of sport on consumer behavior and intercollegiate athletic policy regarding academic integrity.

Contact

Jay
Basten
1402 Washington Hts.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2013
(734) 647-2694
(734) 647-2808

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
HF 434 Managerial Ethics in the Sport & Fitness Industries 3 Fall, Winter Basten
Course Name RO: Mgr Ethcs Sprt Fitns
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Our complex and rapidly changing environment imposes new demands on managers of sport and fitness organizations. An increased pressure to address ethical issues is one of the new demands. While there are no simple prescriptions describing how ethical issues should be dealt with, the purpose of this course is to indicate how managers can more effectively address them. The course provides some essential components of the student's management tool kit -- concepts, models, and techniques to use in managing ethical dilemmas.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisite: Junior standing. Advisory prerequisite: SM 203.
Component: LEC
SM 111 Historical and Sociological Bases of Human Movement 3 Fall, Winter Basten
Course Name RO: His-Soc Hum Move
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Examines the research related to the evolution of physical education and sport, as well as sociological concepts of human movement and sport in American society.
Prerequisites: Required of all Kinesiology undergraduate students.
Component: LEC
SM 249 Research Methodology in Sport Management 4 Fall, Winter Basten
Course Name RO: Research Methods
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The purpose of this course is to develop appropriate skills and perspectives to critically evaluate research and to conduct effective research on problems facing the decision-makers in the sport industries. The course will cover the basic social science methodological approaches to research as well as basic analytical strategies and techniques used to assess data.
Prerequisites: Advisory: STATS 250.
Component: LEC,LAB
SM 434 Managerial Ethics in the Sport & Fitness Industries 3 Fall, Winter Basten
Course Name RO: Mgr Ethcs Sprt Fitns
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Our complex and rapidly changing environment imposes new demands on managers of sport and fitness organizations. An increased pressure to address ethical issues is one of the new demands. While there are no simple prescriptions describing how ethical issues should be dealt with, the purpose of this course is to indicate how managers can more effectively address them. The course provides some essential components of the student's management tool kit -- concepts, models, and techniques to use in managing ethical dilemmas.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisite: SM Level II. Advisory prerequisite: SM 203.
Component: LEC
SM 435 Sport and the Consumer 3 Fall, Winter Basten
Course Name RO: Sportthe Consumer
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Sport is a business like no other. There are six important consumer groups that make this business a success. These include: the participant, the spectator, the volunteer the advertiser, the sponsor, and the affinity consumer. These groups have power that makes sports the big business that it is. In this course we will study the role each group plays and the forces impacting their equity to sports. It's a look inside the world of sports business and shows you how it works.
Prerequisites: Junior status.
Component: LEC

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