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Applied Sport Business Analytics

Wanyong Choi

development of Big Data concept and better job offers with high salaries ( Culbertson, 2018 ; Flowers, 2019 ; Gopinath, 2021 ; Woodie, 2020 ). Applied Sport Business Analytics —by Christopher Atwater, Robert Baker, and Ted Kwartler who are all professors/instructors in the United States provides a

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A Typology of Circular Sport Business Models: Enabling Sustainable Value Co-Creation in the Sport Industry

Anna Gerke, Julia Fehrer, Maureen Benson-Rea, and Brian P. McCullough

organizations’ sustainability efforts and the value co-creation processes of sport business models and strategies. Organizational strategy in sport is an underresearched topic, especially for organizations from the nonprofit sector ( Gerke et al., 2022 ). Moreover, those studies taking an organizational

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Sport Business in Leading Economies

Alex C. Gang

interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments. Sport both influences and is heavily influenced by the connectedness and interdependence in the global community. Sport Business in Leading Economies offers a comparative analysis of the sport businesses of countries identified as leading

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Managing Sport Business: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

Jillian McNiff

covered, and goals of the course when selecting the appropriate textbook. Managing Sport Business: An Introduction (2nd ed.) is a comprehensive text that covers global sport management, issues and functions in sport management, and application of sport management theory. This volume is in the

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What Little Do We Know: Content Analysis of Disability Sport in Sport Management Literature

Deborah R. Shapiro and Brenda G. Pitts

As the field of sport business management develops, it is critical to assess its literature. A content analysis of 34 sport business management journals between 2002 to 2012 was conducted relative to sports, physical activity, recreation, and leisure for individuals with disabilities. Journals were selected based on their alignment with sport management curriculum standards. Results show that of the 5,443 articles reviewed in this study, merely 89, or .016%, pertained to disability sport, leisure, recreation, or physical activity. Information insufficiency was found across all sport management curriculum domains. Similarities and differences are discussed relative to other content analyses conducted in sport management and disability sport. Results provide direction for future scholarship and advancement of studies in disability sport in sport business management.

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A Mock Debate on the Washington Redskins Brand: Fostering Critical Thinking and Cultural Sensitivity Among Sport Business Students

Stephanie A. Tryce and Brent Smith

This article details a sport business project intended to provide students with an opportunity to analyze critically the convergence of business, cultural, and social justice issues associated with the controversial name of the Washington Redskins football franchise. In the context of a mock debate, three teams of students represented separate interests—the Native American community, the Washington Redskins management, and Washington, D.C. government—to advocate for and against a recently proposed name change. Taking up this real topic in contemporary sport business, students received intensive exposure to self-directed learning, cultural competence, simulated debate, and spontaneous questions. Students reported in their personal reflections that the project helped improve their critical analysis of stakeholders’ positions, cultural awareness, and sensitivity to factors that can help and hinder brand meaning.

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The Sport Business Handbook: Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry

Anthony D. Pizzo

Edited by Rick Horrow. Published 2019 by Human Kinetics , Champaign, IL. $39.95 . 387 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4925-4310-7 The Sport Business Handbook: Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry is an excellent resource for sport management students and faculty. The handbook offers

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Erratum. A Typology of Circular Sport Business Models: Enabling Sustainable Value Co-Creation in the Sport Industry

Journal of Sport Management

TO OUR READERS: A change was made to the following article after its initial publication online: Gerke A., Fehrer, J., Benson-Rea, M., & McCullough, B.P. (2024). A typology of circular sport business models: Enabling sustainable value co-creation in the sport industry. Journal of Sport Management

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Sport Business in the Global Marketplace

James Thoma

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The Distinctiveness of Sport Management Theory and Research

George B. Cunningham, Janet S. Fink, and James J. Zhang

today; and (d) prevalence as a cultural icon in Hollywood sport films, media coverage, and daily life ( Pitts & Stotlar, 2021 ; Zhang et al., 2015 ). These trends are evident globally, too, where the total sport business transactions exceeded $1.0 trillion in 2015 ( Sports & Recreation Business