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Routledge Handbook of Sport Management

Edited by: Leigh Robinson , Packianathan Chelladurai , Guillaume Bodet , Paul Downward

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  March  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415587884
eBook ISBN: 9780203807224
Adobe ISBN: 9781136660870

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The Routledge Handbook of Sport Management is the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to theory and practice in sport management ever published. It provides students and scholars with a broad ranging survey of current thinking in contemporary sport management, exploring best practice in core functional areas and identifying important future directions for new research. Key topics covered in the book include:

  • managing performance
  • marketing
  • human resource management
  • the economics and finance of sport
  • strategy
  • managing change
  • governance of sports organizations
  • customer relations
  • branding and retail.

With contributions from leading scholars and professionals from around the world, the book illustrates the global nature of contemporary sport business and highlights the opportunities and challenges for managers operating in an international market place. Representing a definitive survey of contemporary issues in sport management, this is an essential reference for all students, scholars and practitioners working in sport.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Contemporary Issues in The Performance of Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  2:  From Daily Management to High Politics Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Contingent and Standards Governance Framework for National Governing Bodies Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Planned Development of Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Managing Customer Expectations of Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Approaches to Managing Performance in Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Forecasting the Performance of Nations in Elite Sport Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Corporate Social Responsibility in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Theoretical Approaches and Practical Strategies for Change Management Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Contemporary Issues in the Management of Human Resources Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Human Resource Management in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Volunteer Management in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Sources of Support for Employees in Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Psychological Contract in the Context of Sport Organizations Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Managing Contingent Workers in Sport Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Contemporary Issues in Sport Marketing Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Consumer Loyalty in Sport Participation Services Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Relationship Marketing Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Sport Spectators’ Segmentation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Sporting Goods Brands and Retail Store Dramatization Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Sport Promotion through Communication Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Sport Sponsorship Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Ambush Marketing Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Contemporary Issues in the Economics of Sport Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Economic Analysis of Sport Participation Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Expenditures on Sport Products and Services Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Do Sport Clubs Maximize Wins or Profits? Download PDF
Chapter  28:  International Sport League Comparisons Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Attendance and Broadcast Demand for Professional Team Sport Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The Labor Market in Professional Team Sport Download PDF
Chapter  31:  The Economic Benefits to Cities From Hosting Major Sport Events Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Future of Sport Management Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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