White Paper: Sport’s future leaders – Workforce development in small sport organizations

by Thomas J. Aicher, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and Brianna L. Newland, New York University Abstract Employee readiness, along with long-term capacity to be effective, efficient, and productive in an ever-evolving industry, such as sport, is incredibly important to management. Workforce development, a proxy for career and technical education, is the policies and practices thatContinue reading “White Paper: Sport’s future leaders – Workforce development in small sport organizations”

Incentives and Unintended Consequences: Lessons from Sport

Robert Butler and David Butler, University of College Cork, Ireland Abstract This paper explores the relationship between changing incentives and unintended consequences in the context of the sports labor market and sports broadcasting. Appealing to two recently published studies, we demonstrate how the introduction of bonus points in rugby union, and intervention by broadcasting regulatorsContinue reading “Incentives and Unintended Consequences: Lessons from Sport”

The Case for LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Business

by George Cunningham & Umer Hussain, Texas A&M University Author Note: Cunningham is with the Center for Sport Management Research and Education, Department of Health and Kinesiology, at Texas A&M University. He holds a faculty affiliate appointment in Women’s and Gender Studies. Hussain is with the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University.Continue reading “The Case for LGBT Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Business”