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  • Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketingby Linda E. Swayne; Mark A Dodds

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 676.00

    The first reference resource to bring both sports management and sports marketing all together in one place. more...

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketingby Eric C. Schwarz; Jason D. Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95

    Effective marketing is essential for any successful sport organization, from elite professional sports teams to local amateur leagues. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing is still the only text to introduce key theory and best practice at an advanced level. The book covers every key... more...

  • Managing Sportby David Hassan; Jim Lusted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Contemporary sport is shaped by wider society. Today those managing sport must be aware of the broader social and cultural context within which it exists if their effectiveness is to be established and their careers defined. This book is the first of its kind to contextualise the wider social and cultural environment of sport management and explain... more...

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Gamesby Vassil Girginov

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase, to delivery, the post-Games period and legacy.... more...

  • Managing High Performance Sportby Popi Sotiriadou; Veerle De Bosscher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high performance sport (HPS). Drawing on real-world case-studies... more...

  • 26.2 - The Incredible True Story of the Three Men Who Shaped The London Marathonby John Bryant; Seb Coe

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

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

  • Grundlagen des Sportmanagementsby Marcel Fahrner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • Emeli Sande - The Biographyby David Nolan

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Thrust into the international spotlight at the 2012 Olympic Games thanks to her moving performances of 'Abide with Me' at the opening ceremony and 'Read All About It (Part III)' at the closing ceremony, Emeli Sandé is now an international superstar. However, her breakthrough came much earlier, in August 2011, with the release of her first single, 'Heaven',... more...

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

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 110.07

    This book employs sound empirical work using time-series methods not commonly used in the economics of sports​. It develops new models that can generate multiple equilibria and unsustainable runs. more...

  • Die Public Relations von Mega-Eventsby Chaban Salih

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 41.11

    Die Bedeutung von Mega-Events wie Fußball-Weltmeisterschaften, EXPOs, Weltjugendtage, Olympische Spiele oder auch Pilgerfahrten nach Mekka (Hadsch) hat in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten stetig zugenommen. Zum Erfolg bzw. Misserfolg solcher Mega-Events leisten Public Relations (PR) einen erheblichen Beitrag. Auf der Grundlage der empirischen Ergebnisse... more...