E-books: Sports Business

  • 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

  • Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.: How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics book cover

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc.

    How Big-Time College Sports Cheat Students, Taxpayers, and Academics, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    Intercollegiate Athletics, Inc. examines the corrupting influence and damaging financial effects of big-time intercollegiate athletics, especially football and to a lesser extent basketball, on American higher education. Including historical and contemporary perspectives, the book traces the growth…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Managing Intercollegiate Athletics book cover

    Managing Intercollegiate Athletics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker

    This practical, comprehensive book combines solid theoretical concepts with relevant examples, extensive factual information, and important insider perspectives to help prepare students who are interested in pursuing a career in collegiate athletics management. The authors' in-depth discussions…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook: Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year book cover

    The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year, 1st Edition

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Football, Corruption and Lies: Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban book cover

    Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays in Sport Management: Exploring and Achieving a Paradigm Shift book cover

    Critical Essays in Sport Management

    Exploring and Achieving a Paradigm Shift, 1st Edition

    By Andy Gillentine, Robert Baker, Jacquelyn Cuneen

    This collection of essays, written by a number of respected sport management scholars, addresses many of the challenges and issues facing today's sport management academic programs. It is intended to begin a professional and scholarly discussion to identify the best, or at least the most logical,…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Understanding International Sport Organisations: Principles, power and possibilities book cover

    Understanding International Sport Organisations

    Principles, power and possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Lincoln Allison, Alan Tomlinson

    The governance of international sport is dominated by the SINGOs (sporting international non-governmental organisations). The IOC, FIFA, IAAF and the FIA wield global influence, but how exactly do such complex organisations operate? This important book examines the rise of the SINGOs, their…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Analytics: A data-driven approach to sport business and management book cover

    Sport Analytics

    A data-driven approach to sport business and management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gil Fried, Ceyda Mumcu

    The increasing availability of data has transformed the way sports are played, promoted and managed. This is the first textbook to explain how the big data revolution is having a profound influence across the sport industry, demonstrating how sport managers and business professionals can use…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management book cover

    Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    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 Changing Face of the Football Business: Supporters Direct book cover

    The Changing Face of the Football Business

    Supporters Direct, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Hamil, Jonathan Michie, Christine Oughton, Steven Warby

    This examination of changes taking place in the world of football focuses on its growing commercialization. It covers such topics as fans becoming shareholders, with a say in the running of the clubs, and the setting-up of a government-sponsored scheme to support shareholder trusts.…

    eBook – 2013-07-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Sport Brands book cover

    Sport Brands

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Bouchet, Dieter Hillairet, Guillaume Bodet

    Sport brands are a central element of modern sport business and a ubiquitous component of contemporary global culture. This groundbreaking book offers a complete analysis of the topic of sport brands from both a marketing management approach (strategy and implementation) and a psycho-sociological…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Sports Marketing Series

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