Contemporary Sport Marketing

Author: James J. Zhang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351967339
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The international nature of the sport industry requires a global approach to sport marketing practices. Organisations need to develop a good understanding of the laws, regulations, values and norms of the countries and cultures in which they operate. This book brings together world-leading sport marketing scholars from 11 countries to address the most important global, regional, national, and community marketing issues in sport today.? Presenting the latest cutting-edge research from countries including India, China, the UK and the USA, it includes case studies on successful marketing strategies in sports ranging from football and hockey to baseball and motor racing. The book combines both qualitative and quantitative studies to explore key topics such as: sport marketing in a globalized marketplace corporate social responsibility and sponsorship in sporting events the Olympic brand image and its values sport consumer behaviour and customer satisfaction new digital marketing channels. Contemporary Sport Marketing: Global perspectives is vital reading for all students and scholars of sport marketing, sport business and sport management, as well as for any professional working in the sport industry.

Global Sport Marketing

Author: Michel Desbordes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415507200
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Globalization has had a profound impact on the sports industry, creating an international market in which sports teams, leagues and players have become internationally recognized brands. This important new study of contemporary sports marketing examines the opportunities and threats posed by a global sports market, outlining the tools and strategies that marketers and managers can use to take advantage of those opportunities. The book surveys current trends, issues and best practice in international sport marketing, providing a useful blend of contemporary theory and case studies from the Americas, Europe and Asia. It assesses the impact of globalization on teams, leagues, players, sponsors and equipment manufacturers, and highlights the central significance of culture on the development of effective marketing strategy. Global Sport Marketing is key reading for any advanced student, researcher or practitioner working in sport marketing or sport business.

Sport Marketing

Author: George R. Milne
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763708733
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Sport Marketing:Managing the Exchange Process presents cutting edge conceptual and empirical approaches for managers to manage relationships with consumers. The central theme of the book is the sport marketing exchange, because this process is fundamental to marketing and can be used to highlight the challenges and opportunities faced by the sport marketer. The authors challenge students, researchers, and managers in sport marketing to embrace current marketing tools that are being employed by marketers in other industry sectors. Several recent marketing techniques are discussed and illustrated within the sport context.

Contemporary Sport Management

Author: Paul Mark Pedersen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736081674
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This book provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field. Students will learn the relevance of sociological, cultural, historical, political, psychological, and legal concepts to the management of sport; the necessary professional skills and attitudes of sport managers; and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions.--[book cover]

Contemporary Sport Management

Author: Paul M. Pedersen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492588679
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Contemporary Sport Management, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field. The fifth edition continues to engage students with a full-color format and an integrated web study guide. The text also discusses the role of social media in revolutionizing the industry and the significance of sport as an international institution. Students will learn the relevance of legal, sociocultural, historical, political, and psychological concepts to the management of sport; the professional skills and attitudes of successful sport managers; and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions. One of the top-selling textbooks in the field, the fifth edition retains many of its popular learning tools for students and also offers several key additions: • Social media sidebars in every chapter prepare future sport managers to confront some of the unique challenges and opportunities of this growing phenomenon. • Professional profiles containing a biography, Q&A, and associated web study guide activity allow students to gain realistic views into the roles of sport managers. • Enhanced ancillaries include a new image bank and chapter quizzes compatible with learning management systems to further support classroom instruction and testing. • A student web study guide now contains more than 171 fully integrated activities to provide opportunities for real-world application. • A retrospective from cofounding editor Janet Parks illustrating how the outstanding roster of contributors has been a hallmark of this title from the beginning. The text also contains a variety of updated learning tools, including international sidebars with associated activities, a timeline, ethics and critical thinking sections, a running glossary, chapter objectives, end-of-chapter reviews, and references to help students stay engaged with the material and understand key concepts and terms. In addition, the web study guide (WSG) contains multiple interactive learning experiences that assist students in retaining the information. Each chapter of the text includes several cross-references to the WSG, allowing students to take advantage of the following features: • Professional profile activities encourage students to test their expectations of the challenges that sport industry professionals face on a daily basis. • Job announcement activities demonstrate the skills that prospective employers seek in particular sport settings. • Web searches point students to the vast amount of information available online. • Portfolio activities help students reflect on questions related to the critical thinking and ethics sections of each chapter. Upon completion of the activities, students will have constructed a portfolio of their reflections on issues they might face as future sport management professionals. • Learning in Action activities help students understand and apply the concepts covered in each chapter. With 20 chapters written by 44 expert contributors, Contemporary Sport Management, Fifth Edition, begins with an overview of the field and historical aspects of the industry. Next, the attributes of effective and professional sport managers and the relevance of managerial and leadership concepts applied to sport management are discussed. In part II, students learn about the major settings in which sport management professionals work today, including professional and amateur sport management sites, sport management agencies, and sport tourism venues. Part III offers information on key functional areas of sport management, such as marketing, communication, finance and economics, and facility and event management. In part IV, readers examine current challenges in the profession, such as issues related to consumer behavior, law, sociology, globalization, and the importance of continuing sport management research. The updated and enhanced fifth edition of Contemporary Sport Management offers a varied and dynamic learning package to assist readers in understanding the many opportunities and challenges in the sport management field. From historical foundations and future directions to current issues and professional skill sets, this popular textbook continues to inform and inspire up-and-coming professionals to have a positive influence on the management of sport.

Sport Marketing

Author: Bernard James Mullin
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736060523
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This student text provides a foundation of theory and principles for those seeking sports management position. It provides an overview of the reasons and foundations for sport marketing as well as theoretical and research issues, and why market segmentation is important.

Sharing Best Practices in Sport Marketing

Author: Brenda G. Pitts
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781885693525
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It is with tremendous pleasure that I share the enclosed contents drawn from more than eighty research presentations delivered at the Inaugural Sport Marketing Association Conference hosted by the University of Florida on 13 to 15 November 2003. Scholarly papers were presented on such subjects as corporate sponsorship, sport consumer behaviour, sport product branding, and technology's role in the promotion and sales process, all subjects of critical importance to those in pursuit of the best sport marketing practices.' -- From Richard Irwin's preface 'A Word From the President'.

Strategic Sport Marketing

Author: David Shilbury
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1743436858
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Sport now has to compete for the consumer dollar with a vast array of leisure activities online as well as offline. Successful sport marketing is the result of carefully structured planning, creativity and perseverance. Integrating the unique characteristics of sport with traditional marketing theory, Strategic Sport Marketing presents a framework of strategic decision-making. The authors outline the diverse markets for sport: participants, sponsors, spectators and fans. International case studies and 'sportviews' selected from a wide range of sports and media illustrate the unique features of sport marketing. Strategic Sport Marketing is a practical tool and theoretical guide to sport marketing internationally. The fourth edition of this widely used text is fully revised and updated. It includes new material on sports promotion, customer service and social media, as well as new case studies. 'A sport marketing text at the undergraduate level needs to engage both student and teacher. . . I believe Strategic Sport Marketing does this rather well.' - Sport Management Review '. . . a comprehensive illustration of the integration of sport marketing theory with sport marketing practice.' - Journal of Sport Management

International Sport Marketing

Author: Michel Desbordes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780367151096
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How is sport marketing being transformed by new media and technology, by globalisation and by the opening of new markets and sources of revenue? This book examines the most important trends and developments in contemporary sport marketing around the world, shining new light on the importance of marketing and markets as the drivers of international sport business. The book introduces essential concepts and best practice in international sport marketing today and presents original case studies from around the world, looking at leagues, commercial sponsors, consumer behaviour, and the role of athletes and their representatives. It covers important topics from 'place branding' and experiential marketing to equipment manufacture and sports arenas, as well as the economic impact and regulation of sports events, the 'financiarization' and 'vipization' of sport, and marketing in the sport for development and peace sector. International Sport Marketingis essential reading for all students, scholars and practitioners working in sport marketing, especially those concerned with the globalization of the sports industry.

Introduction to Sport Marketing

Author: Aaron C.T. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317691458
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Introduction to Sport Marketing is an accessible and engaging introduction to key concepts and best practice in sport marketing. Aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of marketing, the book outlines a step-by-step framework for effective sport marketing, from conducting market analysis and developing a strategy, through to detailed planning and implementation. The book has a wider scope than other sport marketing textbooks, recognising that students are just as likely to have to employ their marketing skills in community sport or the not-for-profit sector as in professional sport, and therefore represents the most realistic and useful sport marketing text currently available. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, the book has expanded coverage of digital and social media, product innovation, services and relationship marketing, and key contemporary issues such as social responsibility and sustainability. It features a much wider range of international cases and examples, covering North America, Europe, and the vibrant and rapidly developing sport markets in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America. Every chapter includes a range of useful features to help the reader to engage with fundamental principles and applied practice, such as problem-solving exercises and review questions. Introduction to Sport Marketing is an essential textbook for any degree-level sport marketing course.