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  • The Economics of International Sports Eventsby ShiNa LI; Alan Fyall; Brian Garrod

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.49

    This case study is part of the Contemporary Cases Online series. The series provides critical case studies that are original, flexible, challenging, controversial and research-informed, driven by the needs of teaching and learning. more...

  • Resident Impacts of Sport Eventsby Leo Jago; Marg Deery; Alan Fyall; Brian Garrod

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.49

    This case study is part of the Contemporary Cases Online series. The series provides critical case studies that are original, flexible, challenging, controversial and research-informed, driven by the needs of teaching and learning. more...

  • 26.2by John Bryant

    John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99

    This is the thrilling account of the heroism, ambition, and scandal of three remarkable men whose actions at the 1908 Olympics overshadowed the first London Games. Diminutive Italian Dorando Pietri fell five times, and was practically carried across the finish line. Scottish sprinter Wyndham Halswelle and American competitor Johnny Hayes were drawn... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibilityby Juan Luis Paramio Salcines; Kathy Babiak; Geoff Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    As the role of sport in society becomes ever more prominent and as sports organisations become increasingly influential members of the global community, so it has become more important than ever for sport to consider its wider social responsibilities. The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibility is the first book to... more...

  • Grundlagen des Sportmanagementsby Marcel Fahrner

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 626.00

    Sportmanagement hat in den letzten Jahren aufgrund fortschreitender Professionalisierung der Sportorganisationen und ihres Personals zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen. Zur Bewältigung ihrer Managementaufgaben benötigen Führungskräfte in Sportorganisationen heute möglichst fundierte Kenntnisse über managementrelevante Kontextzusammenhänge und ökonomisch... more...

  • The Run to the Pennantby Duane W Rockerbie; Stephen T Easton

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    A number of clubs in professional sports leagues exhibit winning streaks over a number of consecutive seasons that do not conform to the standard economic model of a professional sports league developed by El Hodiri and Quirk (1994) and Fort and Quirk (1995). These clubs appear to display what we term 'unsustainable runs', defined as a... more...

  • Sports Marketingby J.A. Davis; J. Zutz Hilbert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Written in an accessible and succinct style, the textbook illustrates key themes with clear graphics and relevant real-world examples. It discusses significant elements of marketing theory and the latest practices to allow undergraduate and graduate students to understand both traditional and more recent sports marketing practices. Sports Marketing... more...

  • Match-Fixing in International Sportsby M.R. Haberfeld; Dale Sheehan

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Match ?fixing has become a widespread international problem in recent years. It includes everything from bribery of players, to putting undue influences on the owners of the soccer clubs, managers, coaches and others who have the ability to affect the final scores. In addition, match-fixing spills over into the arena of illegal betting (in person and... more...

  • Marken und Sportby Holger Preuß; Frank Huber; Holger Schunk; Thomas Könecke

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    Erstes deutschsprachiges Kompendium zum Status quo ?Marken und Sport?. Renommierte Autoren beleuchten den Themenkomplex umfassend und werfen einen Blick auf Markenstrategien, Instrumente der Markenführung und des Markencontrollings sowie markenrechtliche Aspekte. In erster Linie wird das Markenmanagement von Sportorganisationen und weiteren Akteuren... more...

  • Advances in Sport Science and Computer Scienceby M. Zhou

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 826.00

    The proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (CCCS 2013) held in Hong Kong. This book brings together the latest research from both industry and academia, including state-of-art results, exploring new areas of research and development, and discussing emerging issues facing Sport Science and Computer Science. more...