Sport, Business and Management: Volume 5 Issue 4


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Merchandise sales rank in professional sport: Purchase drivers and implications for National Hockey League clubs

Norm O'Reilly, George Foster, Ryan Murray, Carlos Shimizu

– The purchase drivers of merchandise sales rank in professional sport are examined at both a conceptual and an empirical level. The paper aims to discuss these issues.

Power and logics in Scottish football: the financial collapse of Rangers FC

Stephen Morrow

– The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the implications of power imbalance and over-emphasis on commercial logic on the structure and governance of Scottish football.

Examining the relationship between managerial power and affective organizational commitment: An empirical study in the sport sector of Iran

Mohammad Reza Jalilvand, Leila Nasrolahi Vosta

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of five dimensions of power (coercive, expert, legitimate, referent, and reward) on employees’ affective commitment in…

The financial viability of the fitness industry in Belgium

Diane Breesch, Steven Vos, Jeroen Scheerder

The purpose of this paper is to analyze whether the fitness industry in Belgium is financially viable in its position as a growing commercial player within the framework…

Preparing our greatest team: The design and delivery of a preparation camp for the London 2012 Olympic Games

Rachel Arnold, Ella Hewton, David Fletcher

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors perceived to be associated with the design and delivery of an effective Olympic Games preparation camp.

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