When Sport Meets Business: Capabilities, Challenges, Critiques

When Sport Meets Business: Capabilities, Challenges, Critiques


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ISBN-13: 9781473948051
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/04/2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ulrik Wagner, Ph D is an Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark where he is also coordinating the BA program in Sport and Event Management offered at the Slagelse Campus. Ulrik is affiliated with the research team Markets, Organization and Behaviour, and he is a member of the European Association for Sport Management (EASM).

He has been working with research on organizational changes related to international anti-doping efforts and sport scandals, and he is currently involved in several projects that focus on sponsorships from an organizational sociology and critical management perspective. His work has been published in journals like European Sport Management Quarterly, Sport Management Review, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, International Journal of Sport Communication and International Journal of Drug Policy.

Rasmus K. Storm (Ph D) holds a position as head of research at the Danish Institute for Sports Studies. He has managed several research projects on Danish elite sport, edited and co-edited four books on sport, and has published in a variety of international sport science and sport management journals such as European Sport Management Quarterly, International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, and Soccer & Society. He is regularly interviewed in the Danish media, and gives a large number of public lectures. Furthermore, he writes regularly in Danish newspapers.

Klaus Nielsen is Professor of Institutional Economics at the Department of Management, Birkbeck, University of London where he is a member of Birkbeck Sport Business Centre. He teaches research methods, innovation, business in the European Union and economics of sport. His current research areas include varieties of capitalism, innovation, social capital, elite sports and the economics of sports.

He has coordinated several research project about Danish elite sports, sports participation and economic aspects of sport. His work has been published in several books and in journals like International Studies of Management and Organization, Journal of Economic Issues and European Sport Management Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: When Sport Meets Business: A Brief Introduction - Rasmus K. Storm, Ulrik Wagner and Klaus Nielsen
Chapter 2: The Expansion of the Sport Goods Industry - Anna Gerke and Maureen Benson-Rea
Chapter 3: When Globalisation and Migration Meet National and Local Talent Development - Sine Agergaard
Chapter 4: Commodification and Commercialization of Elite Athletes - Johannes Orlowski, Manuel Herter and Pamela Wicker
Chapter 5: The Business of Running - Koen Breedweld and Jeroen Scheerder
Chapter 6: The Growth of Commercial Sponsorship - Ulrik Wagner and Thorsten Dum
Chapter 7: The Battle for Media Rights in European Club Football - Harry Arne Solberg
Chapter 8: Ambush Marketing in Sport - Simon Chadwick, Nicholas Burton and Cheri Bradish
Chapter 9: Sport, Social Media and Online Communities - Bastian Popp and Herbert Woratschek
Chapter 10: Corporate Social Responsibility in Sport - Mathieu Djaballah
Chaper 11: Profits, Championships and Budget Constraints in European Professional Sport - Klaus Nielsen and Rasmus K. Storm
Chapter 12: Financial Fair Play in European Football - Jan Pieper
Chapter 13: Corruption and the Governance of Sport - Arnout Geeraert and Jens Sejer Andersen
Chapter 14: Sustainable Urban Legacies of Hosting the Olympic Games - Larissa Davies
Chapter 15: The Cost of Hosting International Sports Events - Wladimir Andreff

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