Arthur McAfee

Arthur McAfee
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  • LGST228 - Sports Law

    This course focuses on the areas of association, contract, constitutional, labor, antitrust, and agency law as they apply to the sports industry. This course exposes the student to many of the legal issues facing stakeholders in sport organizations. Special attention is given to the regulation of professional sports leagues promoting competitive balance, as well as antitrust law and labor-management relations dealing with the organization structure of sports leagues. The course also takes an inside look at previous and newly formed collective bargaining agreements and the use of Salary Cap or lack thereof in professional sports leagues. The development of effective communication skills will be emphasized through class presentations, written assignments, and quizzes; leadership and interpersonal communications will be cultivated through small group projects and meetings, and critical thinking and problem solving skills will be fostered through the careful study of case law impacting the sports industry in a variety of facets.

Knowledge@Wharton

Would You Treat Your Mother That Way? The Secrets of Great Customer Service

Would you turn your mom's warranty claim down two days out of warranty? Author Jeanne Bliss makes a business case for providing excellent service and true customer satisfaction to garner long-term success.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/14
How Autonomous Vehicles Will Upend Transportation

Lawrence Burns, a former vice president of research for GM, discusses how robotic driving technology will reshape transportation and the economy.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/14
California Wildfires: What Will It Take to Prevent the Next Disaster?

The spread and intensity of the wildfires raging in California highlight the need for much stronger disaster management measures than the state has had previously, say experts.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/11/13