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Michael L. Naraine, Benoît Séguin and Eric MacIntosh

In this case study, students are exposed to the issue of stakeholder management through the lens of the National Football League (NFL), using a contemporary example of ambush marketing and player endorsement deals as the primary context. The case depicts nonfictitious events that involve players and their disdain for league policies regarding donning brands and products that violate exclusivity agreements the league has with other companies. After identifying the origins of the circumstances, the case profiles the three principal stakeholder groups involved (i.e., the players, the ambushed sponsor, and the focal organization) through their respective leaders (i.e., DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL players association, Bob Maresca, president of Bose Corporation, and Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL). Using fictitious commentary, the case culminates with the three actors utilizing the services of a sports consultancy firm as they work together to determine the best course of action. Learning objectives include understanding collegiality in a professional setting, and mitigating conflicting sponsorship strategies.

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James E. Johnson, T.J. Herniak, Kelly Kwiatkowski and Amy Hill

Child protective services is a broad category that impacts a variety of organizations who work directly with children. Youth sport and recreation organizations, as well as universities who have youth services, are uniquely positioned for increased risk from coaches, counselors, volunteers, or administrators who have regular access to youth via their roles as trusted leaders. Sport management graduates often find themselves in these positions, or supervising individuals who hold these positions. With this premise in mind, it is essential that sport management students are exposed to the concept of child protection, and understand the potential ramifications if child protective measures are not followed. This case describes an incident occurring at a university kid’s camp where student employees serve as counselors. The incident places one counselor in a precarious situation, and forces his supervisor into some difficult decisions. The case allows students to evaluate the situation from an assortment of sport management perspectives including governance/policy considerations, legal ramifications, organizational theory, or ethical decision-making. Discussion questions encourage students to confront these perspectives and consider the role of child protection from a variety of vantage points (e.g., counselor, parent, administrator).

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James J. Zhang

section containing four chapters on providing a general introduction on the contemporary market environments and organizational contexts of sport in Latin American countries, followed by signifying the theoretical concepts of sport policies and policy comparisons, government involvement and regional

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Michael A. Odio, Patty Raube Keller and Dana Drew Shaw

advice on crafting policy, educating students, faculty, and staff about Title IX, preparing students for the internships and the workplace, and comments on how this information impacts employers. The article concludes with postinterview reflections that summarize how the information from the interviews

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Jeffrey Graham, Allison Smith and Sylvia Trendafilova

libertarian views. The stakeholder view recognizes that organizational policies and practices influence individuals not only in their work life, but also in their personal lives. It goes on to suggest that satisfaction in both realms helps to improve worker productivity and functionality, and that the

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Office Samuel Todd * Marshall Magnusen Tony Lachowetz Amy Jones 2016 5 1 95 97 cssm.2015-0043 10.1123/cssm.2015-0043 Case Study 15 - Special Issue: Statistics in Sport Management Selecting Sport Events to Serve Public Policy Agendas Marijke Taks * Laura Misener 2016 5 1 98 108 cssm.2015

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Cheryl R. Rode and Robin Hardin

; Taylor et al., 2015 ). The last type of sexual harassment is physical harassment, or unwanted touching or invasion of one’s personal space by the student. To combat unwanted touching or inappropriate behavior, many female faculty members have implemented a “no hands” policy with students and an open

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Daniel Wigfield and Ryan Snelgrove

Hockey Canada system they are required to implement programs, rules, and policies in accordance with the national governing body’s regulations within their jurisdiction ( Ontario Hockey Federation [OHF], 2018 ). This case study focuses on the Canadian minor hockey system as it applies to the province of

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Suzannah Mork Armentrout and Julia Dutove

schools than where they reside, which is allowed via the state’s open enrollment policy. This policy allows students in Minnesota to attend any high school they choose, regardless of where they live. The intention for this policy is to allow students access to a variety of academic programs and services

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Chadron Hazelbaker and Matthew Martin

, and (3) effective accommodation of student’s interests and abilities ( Dept. of HEW, 1979 ). Listed within these three program components were three specific understandings in which Title IX compliance could be achieved. This has become known as the “Three-Prong Test for Compliance.” The Policy