Sport, Business and Management: Volume 8 Issue 4


An international journal

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Managing professional footballers’ finances to avoid financial problems: A Belgian survey

Matteo Balliauw, Tomas Van Den Spiegel

Academics have studied the finances of football clubs, but not the financial situation of professional football players. To fill this gap in literature, the purpose of…

Football clubs as mediators in sponsor-stakeholder relations

Sven Junghagen

Far from all, football clubs can provide the same level of exposure effects as global football brands, even on local level, and many of these clubs also operate in a…

A sport-oriented place branding strategy for cities, regions and countries

Andre Richelieu

How could a city, a region or a country succeed in its attempt to use sport to (re-)define, position and promote itself? Consequently, what do jurisdictions and brand…

Determinants of elite athletes’ extrinsic and intrinsic career success

Kirstin Hallmann, Christoph Breuer, Michael Ilgner, Thomas Giel, Lea Rossi

The purpose of this paper is to identify the determinants of success of elite athletes by applying the concept of career success to a sporting context. The concept of…

Self-leadership strategies and career success: insight on sports organizations

Majd Megheirkouni

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the direct and indirect relationship between self-leadership strategies and career success, using self-efficacy as a mediator.

Bias against Latina and African American women job applicants: a field experiment

Astin D. Vick, George Cunningham

The purpose of this paper is to examine bias among White raters against racial minority women seeking employment in fitness organizations.

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