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Sharp, clear and relevant this book meets the needs of those studying and researching within the growing discipline of sport management.

The intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a concise overview of the key concepts in the field guiding you through the important debates, sources and research methods in the management and delivery of sport.

The book introduces readers to the concepts at the centre of their studies; it suggests relevant further reading and thoughts for future research and applies academic theory to business and organizational problems in a real-world context.

Written for students, academics and practitioners the entries are designed to meet study needs and include: Clear Definitions; Comprehensive Examples; Practical Applications; Effective Research Methods


According to Argandona (2008) one of the first serious attempts to integrate ethics into management was the work of Juan Antonio Perez Lopez (1986 [1934]). Since these beginnings, research has emerged offering a range of practical ‘how to’ models and instructions for managers (e.g., Chryssides and Kaler, 1996; Steare, 2006) to philosophical and theoretical debates focusing on the very notion and role of ethics in management and organizations (e.g., Hancock, 2008; Long and Driscoll, 2008).

There is a distinct body of literature focused on business ...

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