Sport, Business and Management: Volume 10 Issue 1


An international journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Research in Action - Accelerating knowledge creation in management - Best papers from the Managing Sport SIG at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Meeting in Reykjavik 2018

Guest Editors: Anna Gerke, Mathieu Winand

Making sense of the sack race: the impact of managerial change in the English Football League

Rob Wilson, Daniel Plumley, Stuart William Flint

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of managerial change in the English football industry. The authors’ theoretical discussion covers three contrasting…

The relationship between governance structure and football club performance in Italy and England

Dino Ruta, Luca Lorenzon, Emiliano Sironi

The purpose of this paper is to verify the theoretical assumption about a weaker role of internal governance structures (namely, board and CEO) in determining sporting and…

Understanding joint bids for international large-scale sport events as strategic alliances

Jinsu Byun, Becca Leopkey, Dana Ellis

The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical analysis that examines joint bids that unite multiple cities or nations in a bid for hosting international…

Central actors in the live sport event context: a sport spectator value perception model

Charles W. Jones, Kevin K. Byon

This study is a micro-level perspective of value co-creation in spectator sport. By examining sport through the value co-creation lens, the dual role of the customer as…

Sport content and virtual reality technology acceptance

Reinhard E. Kunz, James P. Santomier

Notwithstanding the dynamics of digital transformation and its relevance for revenue generation in the entertainment industry, empirical research that focused on consumer…

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