Sports Business Products

  • International Cases in the Business of Sport

    Second Edition

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Dave Arthur, John Beech

    Contemporary sport is big business. Major teams, leagues, franchises, merchandisers and retailers are in fierce competition in a dynamic global market place. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, International Cases in the Business of Sport presents an unparalleled range of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18 

  • Understanding Sport Management

    International perspectives

    Edited by Trish Bradbury, Ian O'Boyle

    Sport management is a rapidly developing industry which continues to grow in size and scope on an international scale. This comprehensive and engaging textbook offers a complete introduction to core principles and best practice in contemporary sport management. Adopting an issues-based approach and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12 

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multi-disciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06 

  • Global Sport Management

    Contemporary issues and inquiries

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    The international nature of the sport industry presents many management challenges and opportunities for sport organisations. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport management scholars around the world, surveying a wide range of topics and issues facing the sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport and National Identities

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation processes have undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the significance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines, historically and today, the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport, in the context of globalising forces. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Analytics

    A data-driven approach to sport business and management

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25

  • Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sports Marketing

    By Michael Fetchko, Donald P. Roy, Kenneth E. Clow

    For courses in Sports Marketing.Help students understand the business of sports through a practitioner’s perspective.Written from the perspective of those who’ve been actively involved in the sports business, Sports Marketing addresses business and marketing issues pertinent to sports as observed…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Kevin Moore, Ramón Spaaij, Joseph Maguire

    Football is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed. More countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations. The sport has therefore become an important component…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport Consumer Behaviour

    Marketing Strategies

    By Daniel C. Funk, Kostas Alexandris, Heath McDonald

    All successful marketing strategies in sport or events must take into account the complex behaviour of consumers. This book offers a complete introduction to consumer behaviour in sport and events, combining theory and cutting-edge research with practical guidance and advice to enable students and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18

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