Marketing and Football

Author: Michel Desbordes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136380647

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 462

Football is arguably one of the most important sports in the world, and the marketing of football has become an increasingly important issue, as clubs and product owners need to generate more revenue from the sport. In a wider context, football marketing has also become a benchmarking standard for other sports to learn from worldwide. The practices and processes of such an established industry are important lessons for those sports which are yet to maximise on their potential earnings, and provide interesting lessons in sports marketing in general. Marketing and Football: an international approach is the first book to provide a comprehensive and entirely global approach to this subject. Written by an international team of contributors who are keen researchers in the field, it examines in two parts: the study of football marketing in Europe and the development of a marketing dedicated to football, with the question of the European example being used worldwide. A ground breaking text, it provides the reader with: * Contributions from the UK, Norway, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Finland, Scotland, Brazil, Japan, USA, Canada, Argentina, Korea and Australia * Interviews with professional sports marketers representing some of the biggest clubs worldwide: Juventus Turin, FC Barcelona, Milan AC, Inter Milan, AS Rome, Olympique Lyonnais, Vicenza, SE Palmeiras, Atletico Mineiro, Atletico PR Marketing and Football: an international approach is a seminal text which will pave the way for future academics and practitioners to work, it is the first book to discuss and move towards a marketing dedicated to football.

Managing Football

Author: Simon Chadwick,Sean Hamil

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136437630

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 514

View: 862

Managing Football is the first book to directly respond to the rapid managerial, commercial and global development of the sport and offers a thorough analysis of how the football industry can meet the challenges that flow from these developments. Expertly edited by two well known specialists in football business management, it draws together the work of a world-class contributor team to form a comprehensive analysis of the most important issues facing the managers of football businesses across the world. The cutting edge analysis examines all the important business challenges in the football industry and the management of football businesses and covers all of the key football markets including England, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, North America, China, South Africa, South Korea, the Netherlands & Belgium, and Mexico. Managing Football is simply a must-read for anyone studying or working in football business management and is set to be an important landmark in this rapidly moving and globally expansive field.

Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing

Author: Nicolas Chanavat,Michel Desbordes,Nicolas Lorgnier

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351972359

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 8393

Football is big business. The top teams and leagues in world football generate billions of dollars in revenue and serve an audience of billions of fans. This book focuses on the marketing of football as the apex of the contemporary football industry. Drawing upon key theories and concepts in sport marketing, it highlights the critical strategic and operational elements that underpin effective marketing in football clubs around the world. From the English Premier League to Major League Soccer, this handbook addresses the most important developments in sponsorship, marketing communications, digital marketing strategies, customer relationship management and social media. Written by a team of leading football marketing experts, it presents the latest cutting-edge research in case studies from countries including the UK, USA, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, China and Japan. The only up-to-date book on football marketing written from a truly international perspective, the Routledge Handbook of Football Marketing is an invaluable resource for any researcher or advanced student with an interest in football marketing, as well as all marketers working in the professional football business.

Contemporary Sport Marketing

Global Perspectives

Author: James J. Zhang,Brenda G. Pitts

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351967347

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 308

View: 912

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.

The Global Football Industry

Marketing Perspectives

Author: James J. Zhang,Brenda G. Pitts

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351117963

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

View: 486

In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions of people around the globe. Nevertheless, there are a number of challenges and opportunities facing the football industry today that warrant further examination. This book brings together leading international researchers to survey the current state of the global football industry, exploring contemporary themes and issues in the marketing of football around the world. With contributions from Europe, Asia and the Americas, it discusses key topics such as football club management, the economics of the football industry, match-fixing, social media, fan experiences, the globalized marketplace, and the growing popularity of the women’s game. Offering insights for researchers, managers, and marketers who are looking to stay ahead of the game, The Global Football Industry: Marketing Perspectives is essential reading for anyone with an interest in international sport business.

International Cases in the Business of Sport

Author: Simon Chadwick,David Arthur

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136394435

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 484

View: 9810

International Cases in the Business of Sport focuses specifically on the analysis of high profile cases studies within the management of sport businesses and offers an innovative teaching solution to a market that is often overlooked. This book is a truly international text examining sports from a global perspective and including case studies on: football, rugby, baseball, athletics, cricket, motor sports and sailing. Edited by two leading figures in the field, the text provides: a fantastic range of global sports cases authored by renowned experts in the field cutting edge analysis and comprehensive diagnosis of major international professional sport business cases a clear and structured presentation and examination of key issues within each case a strong blend of academic and practitioner analysis and commentary an informative and comprehensive resource for those seeking a better understanding of developments in commercial sport a companion website available for tutors using this text with further analysis, more cases and extra questions and exercises. The combination of academic theory and real world examples in the world of sport business make this is a vital book for students, academics and those already working in the sports industry.

Sport Communication

An International Approach

Author: Chuka Onwumechili

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351983520

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

View: 4345

Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international perspective. Combining business strategies with insights into social issues such as gender, disability and national identity, this is an accessible, practical and engaging guide to the essentials of sport communication. Aimed to enhance learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, each chapter contains special features tailored to meet the needs of students and instructors. These include learning objectives, chapter summaries, activities, reflections, discussion questions, recommended resource lists and original cross-cultural case studies that demonstrate sport communication theories put into practice. Its twenty chapters explore communication in sport across all levels, from interpersonal communication and team building to strategic communications, and in all forms of media, from print and broadcast to social media. Sport Communication: An International Approach is an essential text for any course on sport communication, sport business or sport management.

The Business of Sport Management

Author: John Beech,Simon Chadwick

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273682684

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 824

This book looks at the distinctive context of sports organisations in both theoretical and practical terms. It examines sports management theories and practice within functional areas such as finance, human resource management and marketing. It also considers important contemporary issues such as risk management, the media, sponsorship, merchandising, and management information systems in sport.

Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing

Author: Simon Chadwick,Nicolas Chanavat,Michel Desbordes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317584910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 8541

Sports marketing has become a cornerstone of successful sports management and business, driving growth in sport organisations and widening fan-bases. Showcasing the latest thinking and research in sports marketing from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing goes further than any other book in exploring the full range of this exciting discipline. Featuring contributions from world-leading scholars and practitioners from across the globe, the book examines theories, concepts, issues and best practice across six thematic sections—brands, sponsorship, ambush marketing, fans and spectators, media, and ethics and development—and examines key topics such as: consumer behaviour marketing communications strategic marketing international marketing experiential marketing and marketing and digital media Comprehensive and authoritative, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing is an essential reference for any student or researcher working in sport marketing, sport management, sport business, sports administration or sport development, and for all practitioners looking to develop their professional knowledge.

Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business

Author: Mark Dodds,Kevin Heisey,Aila Ahonen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317486528

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

View: 3945

Contemporary sport business is international. From global sport competitions and events, sponsorship deals and broadcasting rights to labour markets and lucrative flows of tourists, anybody working in sport business today has to have an international perspective. This book offers the broadest and most in-depth guide to the key themes in international sport business today, covering every core area from strategy and marketing to finance, media and the law. Including authors from more than twenty countries spanning the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, this handbook addresses the most important issues in the world of sport business from a uniquely global perspective. Each chapter examines a particular cross-section of business and sport, encompassing all levels from grassroots to professional and elite. Divided into seven major subject areas, it offers insights from experts on: International Sport Business Strategy Sport Marketing Sport Economics and Finance International Sport Law Sport Media and Communication Sport Tourism Sport Development. The Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business is an essential resource for any course on sport business, sport management or international business.

Star-Spangled Soccer

The Selling, Marketing and Management of Soccer in the USA

Author: G. Hopkins

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230278043

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

View: 8547

Star-Spangled Soccer traces the development of soccer in the USA. It is the first book that tells the story of how the sport rose to extreme highs and suffered almost catastrophic lows as it fought to position itself on the American sports landscape, beginning with the announcement from FIFA in 1988 that America would host the 1994 World Cup.

Sports Entrepreneurship

Theory and Practice

Author: Dorene Ciletti,Simon Chadwick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935412250

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 207

View: 8713

Sport is inherently entrepreneurial, though few formal connections exist in academic literature. Sports Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice fills that void, featuring chapters by notable scholars whose contributions cover both the conceptual and case examples highlighting sports entrepreneurship from a global perspective. The editors have assembled a collection that provides insight into the integration of entrepreneurship and sport, building on often-distinct research from both fields, and exploring the innovation, risk-taking, and proactiveness that connect them. The 13 chapters examine the entrepreneurial nature of sport from numerous perspectives, including marketing, broadcasting, sponsorship, and social entrepreneurship and feature examples of organisations, associations, and sport-related products from the US, Australia, Europe, and India.

Relationship Marketing in Sports

Author: Andre Buhler,Gerd Nufer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136436154

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 3136

Relationship marketing is an important issue in every business. Knowing the customers and establishing, maintaining and enhancing long-term customer relationships is a key component of long-term business success. Considering that sport is such big business today, it is surprising that this crucial approach to marketing has yet to be fully recognised either in literature or in the sports business itself. Relationship Marketing in Sports aims to fill this void by discussing and reformulating the principles of relationship marketing and by demonstrating how relationship marketing can be successfully applied in practice within a sports context. Written by a unique author team of academic and practitioner experience, the book provides the reader with: the first book to apply the principles of relationship marketing specifically to a sports context case studies from around the world to provide a uniquely global approach applicable worldwide strong pedagogical features including learning outcomes, overviews, discussion questions, glossary, guided reading and web links practical advice for professional, semi-professional and non-professional sporting organisations a companion website providing web links, case studies and PowerPoint slides for lecturers. Relationship Marketing in Sports is crucial reading for both students and professionals alike and marks a turning point in the marketing of sports.

Olympic Marketing

Author: Alain Ferrand,Jean-Loup Chappelet,Benoit Seguin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136476881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

View: 7361

The Olympic Games have become the definitive sports event, with an unparalleled global reach and a remarkably diverse constituency of stakeholders, from the IOC and International Federations to athletes, sponsors and fans. It has been estimated, for example, that 3.6 billion people (about half of the world population) watched at least one minute of the Beijing Games in 2008 on television. The driving force behind the rise of the modern Olympics has been the Olympic marketing programme, which has acted as a catalyst for cooperation between stakeholders and driven the promotion, financial security and stability of the Olympic movement. This book is the first to explain the principles of Olympic marketing and to demonstrate how they can be applied successfully in all other areas of sports marketing and management. The book outlines a strategic and operational framework based on three types of co-productive relationships (market, network and informal) and explains how this framework can guide professional marketing practice. Containing case studies, summaries, insight boxes and examples of best practice in every chapter, this book is important reading for all students and practitioners working in sports marketing, sports management or Olympic studies.

Services Marketing Management

A Strategic Perspective

Author: Hans Kasper,Piet van Helsdingen,Mark Gabbott

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 0470091177

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 572

View: 6847

In order to deliver excellent service quality, it is critical to understand, create and deliver real value to all stakeholders. The second edition of Services Marketing Management has been thoroughly revised and restructured to provide the students with an overview of services marketing from this clear strategic orientation. It includes: A linking of five core guiding principles: market orientation, assets and capabilities, characteristics of services, internationalization and the value concept New coverage of electronic services Many 'Service Practice' boxes, featuring examples from all of the world End of chapter review questions and practical assignments Full length cases at the end of the book with accompanying exercises "This is a welcome second edition, firmly establishing it as a leading international text on strategic services marketing. Though completely revised, it retains the unique focus of the original on care for the individual and the understanding, creation and delivery of value to customers, with the authors bringing their topic vividly to life through numerous international examples. Clearly written and logically structured, it will be an invaluable resource for services marketing and management courses at all levels." —Professor Graham Hooley, Aston Business School "An up-to-date, comprehensive and truly global treatment of services marketing management with new insights for every reader." —Leonard L. Berry, Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Mays Business School and author of Discovering the Soul of Service "This book is a very valuable addition to the services marketing literature. Its logical structure and clarity of expression will make it extremely appealing to students and lecturers." —Steve Oakes, University of Liverpool "This is a must for students, teachers and practitioners in services marketing." —Kjell Grønhaug, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration "This is an academically rigorous text with a strong European focus – excellent." —Jill Brown, Portsmouth Business School "Services Marketing Management: a comprehensive and completely up-to-date book based on an excellent combination of modern theory and actual practice." —Peter Leeflang, Frank M. Bass Professor of Marketing, University of Groningen and Professor at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at Frankfurt am Main "This excellent textbook has got what it strongly deserved: a second edition. I particularly appreciate: the consequent focus on market and customer orientation the integration of business-to-business services the overarching HRM perspective and the refined didactic approach not self-evident in other service management textbooks What a service for the reader!" —Bernd Günter, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf

International Perspectives on the Management of Sport

Author: Milena M. Parent,Trevor Slack

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 075068237X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 327

View: 6854

International Perspectives on the Management of Sport is the first multi-contributed book that addresses the various aspects of sport management by some of the most brilliant experts throughout the world. Drawing on the knowledge of international sport management gurus, this book provides cutting-edge ideas from those at the forefront of the industry. A particular emphasis is placed on the rapidly evolving fields of Organizational Theory and Economic Policy and their relation to sport. Contributors include Wladimir Andreff, Laurence Chalip, Jean-Loup Chappelet, Packianathan Chelladurai, Rodney Fort, Bill Gerard, Dennis Howard, Trevor Slack and many others. · The first internationally, multi-contributed work catering to the academic sport management market world-wide · Features some of the brightest minds from all over the world working in and teaching sport management today · Cutting-edge topics are presented from those people at the vanguard of the industry, with a particular emphasis on the topics of Organizational Theory and Economics

International Sports Law and Business

Author: Aaron N. Wise,Bruce S. Meyer

Publisher: Kluwer Law International

ISBN: 9041106022

Category: Law

Page: 500

View: 5497

This comprehensive, three-volume set focuses on the legal and business aspects of sports in the United States and abroad. The authors have presented the subject matter from a practical and pragmatic perspective, yet with analytical precision and attention to fine points of detail. International Sports Law and Business is composed of five parts. Part I deals with the law and business of sports in the United States, with the primary emphasis on the legal aspects of professional sports. Part II deals with the internationalization of sports from various perspectives, principally North American team sports. Part III explores the law and business of sports in 18 non-U.S. jurisdictions andndash; subject matter hardly covered in other sources, if at all. Part IV treats the legal and, to some extent, business aspects of broadcasting and sports, both in the United States and in selected foreign jurisdictions. Part V focuses upon sports marketing in its various forms in the United States, as well as its international perspectives. This easy-to-read work is unmatched in that it covers subjects not addressed or only tangentially addressed in other works, presents insiders perspectives on the subject matter, and focuses extensively on international aspects of sports law and business in connection with many different subjects. Among its exhibits, International Sports Law and Business includes a World League of American Football Standard Player Contract form, a sample World League of American Football Acquisition and Operation Agreement, Statute of Court of Arbitration for Sport and Regulations. It also includes a comprehensive index. Its unique coverage and practical features make International Sports Law and Business a critical reference for agents, attorneys, and other practitioners involved in international sports law or handling a trust where one or more of the assets is sports-related, or considering expanding an existing practice area. Those involved in the study of sports law will also appreciate this high quality work.

Brand NFL

Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Author: Michael Oriard

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807899656

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 344

View: 5312

Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry--and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Michael Oriard looks closely at the development of the sport and at the image of the NFL and its unique place in American life. New to the paperback edition is Oriard's analysis of the offseason labor negotiations and their potential effects on the future of the sport, and his account of how the NFL is dealing with the latest research on concussions and head injuries.

Managing Sport Business

An Introduction

Author: David Hassan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351967274

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 674

View: 1252

Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of sports management helps to explain the modern commercial environment that shapes sport at all levels and gives clear and sensible guidance on best practice in sports management, from elite sport to the local level. The first section examines the global context for contemporary sports management. The second explores the key functional areas of management, from organisation and strategy to finance and marketing, and explains how successful managerial techniques can be applied in a sporting context. The final section surveys a wide range of important issues in contemporary sports management, from corporate social responsibility to the use of information and communication technologies. Together, these sections provide a complete package of theory, applied practical skills and a state-of-the-art review of modern sport business. Complemented by a companion website full of additional resources, this book is essential reading for all students of sport management and sport business.