Digital Business Models in Sport
Stakeholder Analysis and Sport Organisations
Good Governance in Sport Critical Reflections
Embedded Multi-Level Leadership in Elite Sport
By Jerónimo García-Fernández, Moisés Grimaldi-Puyana, Gonzalo A. Bravo
November 08, 2022
This is the first book in English to offer an overview of the development of the sport industry in Spain and Portugal, examining the social, economic, cultural, and political impact sport has had in this region and on world sport more broadly. Drawing on sources in Spanish and Portuguese, the book...
By Meltem Ince Yenilmez, Gözde Ersöz
August 19, 2022
This book looks at how sport and sports organisations have had to innovate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Against a backdrop of lockdowns, empty stadia and a fast-moving public health crisis, the book presents fascinating case studies of innovation and crisis management in sport, with valuable ...
By Mateusz Tomanek, Wojciech Cieslinski, Michal Polasik
July 18, 2022
Digital technologies are having a profound impact on sport business, opening up new opportunities to generate income and value. This book explores the phenomenon of digitization in sport management, with a particular focus on business models and how they are being transformed in this new digital ...
By Paul M. Pedersen, Brody J. Ruihley, Bo Li
May 06, 2022
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 ...
By Greg Dingle, Cheryl Mallen
April 29, 2022
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 ...
By Jacob Kornbeck
January 31, 2022
This is the first book to investigate the significance of Brexit for sport, with a particular focus on the regulatory and legal challenges that it poses, and the economic and political stresses that are likely to follow in its wake. Written by a team of leading researchers working across ...
By Mike Rayner, Tom Webb
January 28, 2022
This book examines a range of contemporary issues related to the global delivery of sport management education. At a time of unprecedented change in Higher Education, the book looks closely at how sport management education can and should deliver positive outcomes in sport business and management ...
By Anna-Maria Strittmatter, Josef Fahlén, Barrie Houlihan
December 27, 2021
This book provides a critical examination of the origins and development of stakeholder theory within sport management research and expands the existing literature by providing insights on stakeholding in sport from various perspectives, such as governance, communication and marketing. Examining ...
By Arnout Geeraert, Frank van Eekeren
October 08, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...