Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners
The Global Sport Economy Contemporary Issues
Global Sport Leadership
By Gözde Ersöz, Meltem Ince Yenilmez
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 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 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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
By Elsa Kristiansen, Milena Parent, Barrie Houlihan
April 30, 2018
Elite youth sport competitions have increased significantly in number in recent years, with the Youth Olympic Games representing the high point of this phenomenon. This book examines the global context within which elite youth sport has emerged and continues to grow. It explores elite youth sport ...