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Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management

Edited by: Milena M. Parent , Jean-Loup Chappelet

Print publication date:  March  2015
Online publication date:  July  2017

Print ISBN: 9780415858649
eBook ISBN: 9780203798386
Adobe ISBN: 9781135104306

10.4324/9780203798386
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From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events, including one-off and recurring events, and single-sport and multi-sport events.

The book adopts a unique stakeholder perspective, structured around the groups and individuals who have an interest in and co-create sports events, including organising committees, promoters, sport organisations, spectators, community groups, sponsors, host governments, the media and NGOs. Each chapter addresses a specific stakeholder, defines that stakeholder and its relationships with sports events, describes the managerial requirements for a successful event, assesses current research and directions for future research, and outlines the normative dimensions of stakeholder engagement (such as sustainability and legacy).

No other book takes such a broad view of sports event management, surveying key theory, current research, best practice, and moral and ethical considerations in one volume. With contributions from leading sport and event scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management is essential reading for any advanced student, researcher or professional with an interest in sport management, sport development, sport policy or events.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The (Wide) World of Sports Events Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Bidders’ and Promoters’ Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Organizing Committee’s Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Volunteers’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Sport Event Owners’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Sport Federations’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Athletes’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Masters Sport Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Spectators’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Sport Parents’ and Entourage’s Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Mission Staff Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Community’s Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Tourism Agencies’ and Local Business Actors’ Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Local and Regional Governments’ Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The National Government’s Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The Sponsors’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The Broadcasters’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The Written Press And Social/New Media Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The Security Agencies’ Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The Non-Governmental Agency Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Conclusions and Future Directions for Sport Event Management Scholarship Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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