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Sport Business Management

Author : Lori K. Miller
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In this unique text you'll find practical business theory and professional practice guidelines specifically for the sport business manager. The basics of running a for-profit sport business, as well as influential management tips for survival in the 1990s, make this an ideal book for sport businesses.

The Business of Sports

Author : Scott Rosner
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The Business of Sports, Second Edition is a comprehensive collection of readings that focus on the multibillion-dollar sports industry and the dilemmas faced by todays sports business leaders. It contains a dynamic set of readings to provide a complete overview of major sports business issues. The Second Edition covers professional, Olympic, and collegiate sports, and highlights the major issues that impact each of these broad categories. The Second Edition continue to provide insight from a variety of stakeholders in the industry and cover the major business disciplines of management, marketing, finance, information technology, accounting, ethics and law. In addition, it features concise introductions, targeted discussion questions, and graphs and tables to convey relevant financial data and other statistics discussed. This book is designed for current and future sports business leaders as well as those interested in the inner-workings of the industry.

The Sport Business Handbook

Author : Rick Horrow
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If you love sports and are fascinated by business dealings in this trillion-dollar global industry, then this is the anthology you’ve been waiting for. The Sport Business Handbook: Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry provides insider perspectives from more than 100 of the biggest names in the sport business industry. Plentiful examples and stories, including insiders’ views of major sports deals, make this book a bible of information for those looking to begin or advance a career in the field or for anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes intricacies of sport business. Editor Rick Horrow, an internationally known sport business and sport law expert who has been the architect of more than 100 deals worth more than $20 billion, has teamed up with renowned sport business scholar and practitioner Rick Burton and author Myles Schrag to assemble one of the most unique sport books ever published. You will be both informed and entertained by the personal insights of prominent sport business leaders, including league commissioners such as Gary Bettman, Don Garber, and Paul Tagliabue; team owners such as Jerry Colangelo and Tom Ricketts; executives such as Larry Lucchino and Pat Williams; administrators such as Joe Castiglione and Deborah Yow; professional athletes such as Scott Hamilton and Cal Ripken Jr.; and media personalities such as Jay Bilas and Ann Meyers Drysdale. This all-star team also includes legendary Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski as the foreword author. The Sport Business Handbook gives you guidance for everything from the basics of breaking into the sport industry to the intricate skills required to become an industry giant: Consider the role you want to play, what your values are, and how you can set yourself up for success in the industry. Understand the value of brand management and the opportunities for those with strong knowledge and skills in this area. Embrace technology and use the power of modern media to guide your organization toward its goals. Master leadership skills by establishing a framework for thinking and behaving as a leader at all times. Each chapter addresses a specific topic and weaves in story-like sidebars that share rare glimpses into professional dealings in sport. These 80-plus sidebars include “Game Changer” sidebars, which describe pivotal moments that influenced sport leaders as they strived for success, and “360” sidebars, which present alternative perspectives so all viewpoints are explored in finding best practices. Instructors who adopt the text will have access to an instructor’s guide that includes links to online video and audio clips that tie in directly to book topics, along with a “Breakthrough Moments” list of the 50 most significant events, chosen specifically to supplement the book’s content with societal context and historical depth. These additional tools feature questions and activities to spark classroom discussion and facilitate an enhanced learning experience for students. Nowhere else will you find such a comprehensive guide with practical advice and personal stories from the biggest names in the industry. The Sport Business Handbook is an engaging, informative book that will help you discover your strengths and develop your skills so you can become one of the leaders to shape the sport business industry for the next 50 years.

The Business of Professional Sports

Author : Paul D. Staudohar
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Beyond the highly publicized heroics and foibles of players and teams, when the grandstands are empty and the scoreboards dark, there is a world of sport about which little is known by even the most ardent fan. It is the business world of sport; it is characterized by a thirst for power and money, and its players are just as active as those on the professional teams they oversee. Here, some of the best scholars in the field use examples from baseball, football, basketball, and hockey to illuminate the significant economic, legal, social, and historic aspects of the business of professional sports. A volume in the series Sport and Society

The Business of Sport Management

Author : John G. Beech
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This book looks at the distinctive context of sports organisations in both theoretical and practical terms. It examines sports management theories and practice within functional areas such as finance, human resource management and marketing. It also considers important contemporary issues such as risk management, the media, sponsorship, merchandising, and management information systems in sport.

Sport Business

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This e-book is to analyze the sports features such as product and business. The sports assume new positions and face new challenges in the context of the sports entertainment industry. Issues such as the current sports market economy and the values of sports product become a priority in management and sports marketing process. Thus, making it essential to modernization and professionalization of the sport, the point of view of business.

International Cases in the Business of Sport

Author : Simon Chadwick
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International Cases in the Business of Sport focuses specifically on the analysis of high profile cases studies within the management of sport businesses and offers an innovative teaching solution to a market that is often overlooked. This book is a truly international text examining sports from a global perspective and including case studies on: football, rugby, baseball, athletics, cricket, motor sports and sailing. Edited by two leading figures in the field, the text provides: a fantastic range of global sports cases authored by renowned experts in the field cutting edge analysis and comprehensive diagnosis of major international professional sport business cases a clear and structured presentation and examination of key issues within each case a strong blend of academic and practitioner analysis and commentary an informative and comprehensive resource for those seeking a better understanding of developments in commercial sport a companion website available for tutors using this text with further analysis, more cases and extra questions and exercises. The combination of academic theory and real world examples in the world of sport business make this is a vital book for students, academics and those already working in the sports industry.

Sport Business in Leading Economies

Author : James J. Zhang
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From a renowned group of international scholars, this new work examines how leading economic countries use sport business to drive and further economic development by raising brand awareness (country as a brand), transforming lagging communities, and enhancing travel and tourism in the country.

Managing Sport Business

Author : David Hassan
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Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of sports management helps to explain the modern commercial environment that shapes sport at all levels and gives clear and sensible guidance on best practice in sports management, from elite sport to the local level. The first section examines the global context for contemporary sports management. The second explores the key functional areas of management, from organisation and strategy to finance and marketing, and explains how successful managerial techniques can be applied in a sporting context. The final section surveys a wide range of important issues in contemporary sports management, from corporate social responsibility to the use of information and communication technologies. Together, these sections provide a complete package of theory, applied practical skills and a state-of-the-art review of modern sport business. Complemented by a companion website full of additional resources, this book is essential reading for all students of sport management and sport business.

How to Win at the Sport of Business

Author : Mark Cuban
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Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book. Using the greatest material from his popular Blog Maverick, he has collected and updated his postings on business and life to provide a catalog of insider knowledge on what it takes to become a thriving entrepreneur. Cuban tells his own rags-to-riches story of how he went from selling powdered milk and sleeping on friends' couches to owning his own company and becoming a multi-billion dollar success story. His unconventional yet highly effective ideas on how to build a successful business offer entrepreneurs at any stage of their careers a huge edge over their competitors.

International Cases in the Business of Sport

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International Cases in the Business of Sport focuses specifically on the analysis of high profile cases studies within the management of sport businesses and offers an innovative teaching solution to a market that is often overlooked. This book is a truly international text examining sports from a global perspective and including case studies on: football, rugby, baseball, athletics, cricket, motor sports and sailing. Edited by two leading figures in the field, the text provides: a fantastic range of global sports cases authored by renowned experts in the field cutting edge analysis and comprehensive diagnosis of major international professional sport business cases a clear and structured presentation and examination of key issues within each case a strong blend of academic and practitioner analysis and commentary an informative and comprehensive resource for those seeking a better understanding of developments in commercial sport a companion website available for tutors using this text with further analysis, more cases and extra questions and exercises. The combination of academic theory and real world examples in the world of sport business make this is a vital book for students, academics and those already working in the sports industry.

Sport Business Management in Aotearoa New Zealand

Author : Sarah Leberman
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Sport Business Management in Aotearoa/New Zealand provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the basic principles and practice of management and their application to the business of sport. By combining key management concepts with practical applications, this book provides students of sport management with a clear understanding of sport within the New Zealand context. This second edition includes new chapters focussing on Ma-ori sport and its management; sport in the global market place; strategic alliances; sport and the law; and facility management. Other chapters have been either updated or rewritten to reflect the current sporting environment in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The chapters in Sport Business Management in Aotearoa/New Zealand have been written in such a way that they can be read independently from each other, and as such the book does not need to be read in order. However, the book has been organised to follow a logical flow: Section One - provides an understanding of the context within which sport management operates in Aotearoa/New Zealand; Section Two - focuses on key management themes as applied to sport; Section Three - considers the business of managing sport and, as such, contains chapters with more practical applications. Sport Business Management in Aotearoa/New Zealand is a useful resource for students, practitioners, volunteers and those who have an interest in the administration and management of sport. Sarah Leberman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at Massey University in Palmerston North. Chris Collins is the CEO of the Eastern Institute of Technology in Napier. Linda Trenberth is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at Birkbeck College in London.

International Sports Law and Business

Author : Aaron N. Wise
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This comprehensive, three-volume set focuses on the legal and business aspects of sports in the United States and abroad. The authors have presented the subject matter from a practical and pragmatic perspective, yet with analytical precision and attention to fine points of detail. This book is composed of five parts: Part I deals with the law and business of sports in the United States, with the primary emphasis on the legal aspects of professional sports. Part II deals with the internationalization of sports from various perspectives, principally North American team sports. Part III explores the law and business of sports in 18 non-U.S. jurisdictions--subject matter hardly covered in other sources, if at all. Part IV treats the legal and, to some extent, business aspects of broadcasting and sports, both in the United States and in selected foreign jurisdictions. Part V focuses upon sports marketing in its various forms in the United States, as well as its international perspectives. This easy-to-read work is unmatched in that it covers subjects not addressed or only tangentially addressed in other works, presents insiders perspectives on the subject matter, and focuses extensively on international aspects of sports law and business in connection with many different subjects. Among its exhibits, International Sports Law and Business includes a World League of American Football Standard Player Contract form, a sample World League of American Football Acquisition and Operation Agreement, Statute of Court of Arbitration for Sport and Regulations. It also includes a comprehensive index.

International Sport Marketing

Author : Michel Desbordes
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How is sport marketing being transformed by new media and technology, by globalization and by the opening of new markets and sources of revenue? This book examines the most important trends and developments in contemporary sport marketing around the world, shining new light on the importance of marketing and markets as the drivers of international sport business. The book introduces essential concepts and best practice in international sport marketing today and presents original case studies from around the world, looking at leagues, commercial sponsors, consumer behavior, and the role of athletes and their representatives. It covers important topics from "place branding" and experiential marketing to equipment manufacture and sports arenas, as well as the economic impact and regulation of sports events, the "financiarization" and "vipization" of sport, and marketing in the sport for the development and peace sector. International Sport Marketing is essential reading for all students, scholars and practitioners working in sport marketing, especially those concerned with the globalization of the sports industry.

Sports Business Management

Author : George Foster
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Sports Business Management will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the sport industry. With a focus on management, strategy, marketing, and finance, the decision-making approach of the book emphasizes key concepts while translating them into practice. Foster, O’Reilly, and Dávila present a set of modular chapters supported with plenty of examples, mini-cases, and exercises to help students apply the decision-making approach to real-world situations. Covering an international array of sports and organizations – including the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, US Major League Baseball, and more – the book also covers unique topics such as diversity in sport, the impact of technology, and social media. Rounding this out, the book provides around 50 Harvard/Stanford cases, along with case notes for instructors. This is an ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of sports business and management, fully supported by a companion website featuring PowerPoint slides, test questions, teaching notes, and other tools for instructors.

Sport Business and the Law

Author : Richard Verow
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This text concentrates on the legal issues involved in structuring a sports business deal. It covers all the general legal concepts involved, such as how governing rules of a sport may affect participation, and gives advice on how sponsorship, merchandising and endorsement agreements should be drafted. It also specifically deals with the issue of broadcasting rights. It comes complete with a disk containing all the precedent agreements from the book which can be installed on a PC and adapted as necessary.

Marketing for Sport Business Success

Author : BRIAN. TURNER
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Business is a Contact Sport

Author : Tom Richardson
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"Business is a Contact Sport" introduces 12 crucial principles for managing each business relationship as an asset at every level of the company, whether dealing with customers, stockholders, suppliers, employees, or community leaders. Relationship Asset Management (RAM) takes the understanding of the one-to-one relationship to the highest level, explaining how to use not just what you know but who you know to succeed in business. "Business is a Contact Sport" shows managers and entrepreneurs how to recognize all of their company's relationships as strategic assets and manage them as such.

The Business of Sport Management

Author : John Beech
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Over the first decade of the 21st century the scale and importance of the commercial sport industry has increased dramatically and rapidly. This timely second edition of the ground-breaking text The Business of Sport Management has been comprehensively revised, updated and significantly expanded in scope to meet the needs of today’s sports management students, and equip future managers with the tools they need to succeed. Elegantly blending theory with practice, the text looks first at the distinctive context of sport organisations. It then examines the sport management theories and practice within functional areas such as finance, HRM, marketing and strategy. Finally it considers important issues such as risk management, sponsorship, retailing, social media, sports betting and more. Written with a thoroughly international perspective, this book is ideal for students of sports management on programmes of sports, leisure and business studies, and will also be of great interest to practitioners working in sport businesses.

Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

Author : Mark Dodds
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Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and most in-depth guide to the key themes in international sport business today, covering every core area from strategy and marketing to finance, media and the law. Including authors from more than twenty countries spanning the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, this handbook addresses the most important issues in the world of sport business from a uniquely global perspective. Each chapter examines a particular cross-section of business and sport, encompassing all levels from grassroots to professional and elite. Divided into seven major subject areas, it offers insights from experts on: International Sport Business Strategy Sport Marketing Sport Economics and Finance International Sport Law Sport Media and Communication Sport Tourism Sport Development. The Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business is an essential resource for any course on sport business, sport management or international business.