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Sport as a business
Harald Dolles

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Sport as a business
international, professional and commercial aspects
edited by Harald Dolles and Sten Söderman

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Sport has a number of distinctive characteristics which impact on the extent of its globalization. This book seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the unique development in sports, its governance, its logic of co-creation of value and the advancement of the industry towards internationalisation, professionalisation and commercialisation."--

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note:
INTRODUCTION
Sport as Business : International, Professional and Commercial Aspects / H. Dolles and S. Söderman
PART I: SPORT CONSUMERS PERSPECTIVE
'As American as mom, apple pie and Dutch soccer?' : The team identification of foreign Ajax F.C. supporters / A. K. Kerr, N. F. Smith and A. Anderson
Decision-making styles in purchasing sport products : An international comparison between American and Korean college students / S. Bae
Travel time elasticities in recreational sports : Empirical findings for the professionalization in sports facility management / T. Pawlowski, C. Breuer and P. Wicker
PART II: SPORT EVENTS AND SPORT FACILITIES
Perceptions of the impacts of major commercial sport event / C. Auld, K. M. Lloyd and J. Rieck
Gender, race, and nationality : An examination of print media coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics / A. N. Eagleman and E. L. McNary
Valorisation of sports facilities : A representation of the global value / B. Auge, A. Pedenon and A. Vernhet
PART III: SPORT ORGANIZATIONS AND GOVERNANCE
Sports organizations, professionalisation and organizational conflict : A review of the literature / J. Schulz
International and professional dimensions of National Governing Bodies : Insights from the Gaelic Athletic Association / A. Bourke
The role of the central broker and its influence on effectiveness in an intentionally created sports professionalisation network / S. Martin, M. Benson-Rea and N. Palakshappa
Business ecosystem co-evolution : The Ultimate Fighting Championships / S. Ford and C. Kerr
Learning from failure : Is Major League Soccer repeating the mistakes of the North American Soccer League? / J. D. Francis
Learning from success : Implementing a professional football league in Japan / H. Dolles and S. Söderman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
796.06/9
Library of Congress
GV713 .S67215 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 263 p. :
Number of pages
263

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25101358M
Internet Archive
sportasbusinessi00doll
ISBN 13
9780230249257
LC Control Number
2011004893

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