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Good Governance in Sport Critical Reflections

Good Governance in Sport: Critical Reflections

1st Edition


Edited By Arnout Geeraert, Frank van Eekeren
November 19, 2021

This book fills an important gap in the sport governance literature by engaging in critical reflection on the concept of ‘good governance’. It examines the theoretical perspectives that lead to different conceptualisations of governance and, therefore, to different standards for institutional ...

Embedded Multi-Level Leadership in Elite Sport

Embedded Multi-Level Leadership in Elite Sport

1st Edition


Edited By Svein S. Andersen, Per Øystein Hansen, Barrie Houlihan
September 24, 2021

This book represents an alternative perspective on international elite sport systems. It focusses on the embedded multi-level nature of leadership, and the scope that this might give for degrees of leadership autonomy and discretion.   The chapters show how mechanisms of leadership on different ...

Sport and the Pandemic Perspectives on Covid-19's Impact on the Sport Industry

Sport and the Pandemic: Perspectives on Covid-19's Impact on the Sport Industry

1st Edition

Edited By Paul M. Pedersen, Brody J. Ruihley, Bo Li
September 29, 2020

This book takes a close look at how the sport industry has been impacted by the global Coronavirus pandemic, as entire seasons have been cut short, events have been cancelled, athletes have been infected, and sport studies programs have moved online. Crucially, the book also asks how the industry ...

Sport and Environmental Sustainability Research and Strategic Management

Sport and Environmental Sustainability: Research and Strategic Management

1st Edition

Edited By Greg Dingle, Cheryl Mallen
August 28, 2020

Drawing on recent work in sport studies, business and management, health, science, and law, this book offers a critical examination of the latest published research on sport and environmental sustainability. It examines how strategic management, policy and education influence the relationship ...

Sport Officiating Recruitment, Development, and Retention

Sport Officiating: Recruitment, Development, and Retention

1st Edition

By Lori Livingston, Susan L. Forbes, Nick Wattie, Ian Cunningham
May 05, 2020

Sport officials are tasked with maintaining order and adjudicating sport contests. Given their multifaceted role in enforcing rules, standardizing competitions, and keeping sport safe for all participants, they are a requisite part of the sport workforce. With ongoing reports of annual attrition ...

Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners

Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports: Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners

1st Edition

By Scott Bukstein
February 21, 2020

Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports provides a timely and practical overview of the impact and importance of the collective bargaining process in the business of professional sports in the United States. Focusing on the contemporary history of collective bargaining in the National ...

The Global Sport Economy Contemporary Issues

The Global Sport Economy: Contemporary Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Michel Desbordes, Pascal Aymar, Christopher Hautbois
May 30, 2019

This book examines the global sports ecosystem through three of its central pillars: Sport marketing, sports equipment manufacture and sales, and sport governance and organization. By focusing on these three themes, the book presents a nuanced and multi-faceted view of how the global sports economy...

International Sport Marketing Issues and Practice

International Sport Marketing: Issues and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Michel Desbordes, André Richelieu
April 23, 2019

How is sport marketing being transformed by new media and technology, by globalization and by the opening of new markets and sources of revenue?  This book examines the most important trends and developments in contemporary sport marketing around the world, shining new light on the importance of ...

Global Sport Leadership

Global Sport Leadership

1st Edition

By Stephen Frawley, Laura Misener, Daniel Lock, Nico Schulenkorf
March 26, 2019

This book explores the global developments in sport leadership and practice. Drawing on the vast and ever-growing leadership literature, the book examines advances in leadership theory and practice in the context of the challenges faced by those working in global sport management positions. It...

Emerging Technologies in Sport Implications for Sport Management

Emerging Technologies in Sport: Implications for Sport Management

1st Edition

Edited By Cheryl Mallen
March 04, 2019

Advances in technology have always had a significant impact on sport. This book surveys the next generation of emerging technologies and considers how sport managers, governing bodies and officials can meet the challenges that they pose for sport competition, participation and events. It explores...

Women in Sport Leadership Research and practice for change

Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change

1st Edition

Edited By Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman
January 31, 2019

Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future ...

International Sports Betting Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

International Sports Betting: Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

1st Edition

Edited By Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier
August 15, 2018

Sports betting has become a truly global phenomenon, facilitated by new communication technologies. As a result, the development of deviances, from match-fixing to money laundering, has accelerated. This new reality has numerous implications, for both the regulation of this billion-dollar industry ...

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