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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 84 new and published books in the subject of Sports Management — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 27 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $1.5bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sports Marketing

    A Practical Approach

    By Larry DeGaris

    Any sports marketing student or prospective sports marketer has to understand in detail genuine industry trends and be able to recognise solutions to real-world scenarios. Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive, engaging and practice-focused bridge...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Managing People in Sport Organizations

    A Strategic Human Resource Management Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Tracy Taylor, Alison Doherty, Peter McGraw

    Series: Sport Management Series

    Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a strategic framework. This revised and updated second edition examines a range of strategic human resource management approaches that can be used by sport organizations to...

    Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 4th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Series: Sport Management Series

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications introduces the sport industry and examines the role of the state, non-profit and professional sectors in sport. It focuses on core management principles and their application in a sporting...

    Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ambush Marketing in Sports

    By Gerd Nufer

    Series: Routledge Sports Marketing Series

    Ambush marketing is a strategy by which a company or organisation uses their marketing communications to associate themselves with an event without being an official sponsor or authorised partner or licensee. It has become a particular concern in the marketing of major sports events, with...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Security and Sport Mega Events

    A complex relation

    Edited by Diamantis Mastrogiannakis, Christian Dorville

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This edition stresses some critical reflectons regarding security policies before and during Sport Events in our contemporary era of generalized insecurity. Sport competitions at the national, European and global levels have evolved in terms of economic investment, social importance and...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sports Marketing

    A Strategic Perspective, 5th edition

    By Matthew D. Shank, Mark R. Lyberger

    Now in a fully revised and updated 5th edition, Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective is the most authoritative, comprehensive and engaging introduction to sports marketing currently available. It is the only introductory textbook to adopt a strategic approach, explaining clearly how every...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Youth Development in Football

    Lessons from the world’s best academies

    By Mark Nesti, Chris Sulley

    The identification and development of talented young players has become a central concern of football clubs at all levels of the professional game, as well as for national and international governing bodies. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey and assessment of youth development...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Research Methods for Sport Management

    By James Skinner, Allan Edwards, Ben Corbett

    Series: Foundations of Sport Management

    Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge