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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


The year 2005 was a good year for so-called bad companies. Mokhiber and Weissman (2005) suggested that the ten worst companies for that year were BP, Delphi, DuPont, ExxonMobil, Ford, Halliburton, KPMG, Roche, Suez and W.R. Grace. Corruption is certainly an increasingly visible phenomenon, with various scandals being seen almost daily in the media, depicting major corporations such as Enron, Tyco, WorldCom and Parmalat, as well as institutions like the Catholic Church, as undertaking corrupt acts.

A quick search of an academic database will allow the retrieval of thousands of articles on corruption. A large portion of these ...

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