Based on the models of organizational design outlined above, explain which type of structure is most commonly adopted by intercollegiate athletic departments, and why this type of structure makes sense. 1. On your campus, which issue faced by student-athletes is most common, and how should athletic department managers address it to improve student-athletes’ experiences?

2. If your school were seeking to hire a new athletic director, and you were asked to assist in writing a position description for the new AD, what are the most critical qualifications and duties you would include so that the school could hire the best possible candidate?