E-books: Events Management

  • Sport Industry Research and Analysis: An Informed Approach to Decision Making book cover

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis

    An Informed Approach to Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Jacquelyn Cuneen, David A. Tobar, David A. Tobar, Jacquelyn Cuneen

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis offers a straightforward, no nonsense approach to research design and statistical analyses in sport organizations. This fully revised and updated new edition describes the research process, from identifying a research question to analyzing data, and uses real…

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    Routledge

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Olympic Television: Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth book cover

    Olympic Television

    Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew C. Billings, James R. Angelini, Paul J. MacArthur

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex, and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This…

    eBook – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events book cover

    Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environment: Theory and Practice book cover

    Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday…

    eBook – 2015-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Serious Leisure Perspective: An Introduction book cover

    The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the…

    eBook – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Arts, Entertainment and Tourism book cover

    Arts, Entertainment and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Howard Hughes

    'Arts, Entertainment and Tourism' is a pioneering text that, by focusing on the consumer, investigates the relationship between these 3 industries and how this relationship can be developed to its best competitive advantage. Issue-led, this text draws on appropriate disciplines rather than using…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Watching the Olympics: Politics, Power and Representation book cover

    Watching the Olympics

    Politics, Power and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the Olympic spectacle, from the multi-media bidding…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Managing Voluntary Sport Organizations book cover

    Managing Voluntary Sport Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Robinson, Dick Palmer

    Contemporary sport could not function without the involvement of voluntary organizations, from local grass-roots clubs to international agencies such as the International Olympic Committee. Management of this sector continues to undergo profound change, largely in response to the challenges of…

    eBook – 2010-10-04
    Routledge

  • Working with Volunteers in Sport: Theory and Practice book cover

    Working with Volunteers in Sport

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cuskelly, Russell Hoye, Chris Auld

    The contribution of volunteers in terms of time and expertise is integral to sport development and delivery from ‘sport for all’ to elite levels. Good volunteer management and a clear understanding of the way volunteers work in sport is essential to protect and nurture this valuable group of…

    eBook – 2006-10-03
    Routledge

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