Sport, Business and Management: Volume 7 Issue 2


An international journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Performance strategies for meeting multiple objectives: the case of professional sport teams

Guest Editors: Rob Wilson, Christos Anagnostopoulos

The win/profit maximization debate: strategic adaptation as the answer?

Mickael Terrien, Nicolas Scelles, Stephen Morrow, Lionel Maltese, Christophe Durand

The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, to highlight the heterogeneity of the organizational aims within the professional football teams in Ligue 1. Second, to…

Different shaped ball, same financial problems? A holistic performance assessment of English Rugby Union (2006-2015)

Rob Wilson, Daniel Plumley

Rugby union’s late move to professionalism in 1995 has led to concerns about the financial development of the game. The purpose of this paper is to extend the knowledge…

Chinese Super League: attendance, pricing, and team performance

Nicholas Watanabe, Brian Soebbing

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of team performance, price dispersion – having multiple ticket prices for a single event, and market characteristics on…

Financial fair play and competitive balance in the Premier League

Christopher John Freestone, Argyro Elisavet Manoli

The introduction of financial fair play (FFP) regulations in 2011 was accompanied by criticism that they would have an adverse effect on competitive balance in European…

Scoring goals in multiple fields: Social media presence, on-field performance and commercial success in European professional football

Petros Parganas, Roman Liasko, Christos Anagnostopoulos

Professional football clubs currently strive for a number of concurrent goals, ranging from on-field success to profit maximization to fan expansion and engagement. The…

How fans are engaging with baseball teams demonstrating multiple objectives on Instagram

Joon K. Kim, Kevin Hull

Using uses and gratifications theory as a guide, the purpose of this paper is to examine how fans are engaging with Major League Baseball (MLB) teams that are utilizing…

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