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International Perspectives on the Management of Sport

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ISBN-10: 075068237X

ISBN-13: 9780750682374

Edition: 2007

Authors: Trevor Slack, Milena Parent

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Emerging Developments in Sport Management is the first multi-contributed book that addresses the various aspects of sport management by some of the most brilliant experts throughout the world. Drawing on the knowledge of international sport management gurus, this book provides cutting-edge ideas from those at the forefront of the industry. A particular emphasis is placed on the rapidly evolving fields of Organizational Theory and Economic Policy and their relation to sport. The first internationally, multi-contributed work catering to the academic sport management market world-wide Features some of the brightest minds from all over the world working in and teaching sport management today…    
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Organization theory
Future Research
Institutions and Environments
Athletic fundraising and institutional development: Friend or foe?
Research stream overview
Central findings/themes
Understanding sport participation A cross level analysis from the perspectives of new institutionalism and Bourdieu
Norwegian sport
The Sports City Program (SCP)
Theories of field: New institutionalism and Bourdieu
Explaining sport participation: Different levels of analysis
Concluding remarks
Network perspectives of sport organizations
What are networks?
What is the network perspective?
The network perspective and organizations
Practical applications of a network perspective
Summary and conclusion
The political economy of managing outdoor sport environments
The tragedy of the commons
The Coase Theorem
Collective action
Public policies and regulations
Voluntary cooperation
Subcultures and sport
The institutional dimension of the sports economy in transition countries
The collapse of the Soviet-style sports economy
Institution building and economic transformation in transition economies
Assessing institutional change in transitional sports economies
Concordance between sports and economic institutions in transition countries
Professional Leagues
The competitive balance within and between European football countries
Theoretical model
Benchmark: No broadcasting/sponsorship, closed labor and product market
Introduction of live broadcasting and shirt-sponsorship
Introduction of the Champions League with an open labor market and large increase in broadcast rights
A first empirical verification
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Appendix 4
Appendix 5
Appendix 6
Appendix 7
Beyond competitive balance
Uncertainty of outcome, competitive balance and the theory of professional sports leagues
Competitive balance in the simple league context
Competitive Balance in More
Complex League Structures
Measuring competitive balance in the North American major leagues and European club football
Some concluding thoughts
Transactions cost variation and vertical integration: Major League Baseballs minor league affiliates
Vertical integration in MLB
Transaction costs and demand variation: Specification
The Seven Hypotheses: Results and further evaluation
Ownership structure and vertical integration
Organization specific training and player salaries: Evidence from the National Basketball Association
Data and models
Discussion of results
Conclusions and suggestions for future research
Event and Voluntary Organizations
The governance of the International Olympic Committee
The IOC's management
Managing the IOCs management
The IOCs regulatory mechanisms
Harmonizing the regulatory mechanisms
The metagovernance of the IOC
Structural factors impacting the volunteer-professional staff relationship in large-scale sporting events
Results and discussion
A typology of sport sponsorship activity