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Taking Sport Seriously

Adcroft, A and Teckman, J (2009) Taking Sport Seriously Management Decision, 47 (1). pp. 5-13.

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce this special issue of Management Decision and discuss the key question “Should sport be taken seriously?”. Design/methodology/approach – The themes of the special issue are discussed and each paper is introduced. Findings – Sport should be taken seriously because it has a significance beyond the field of play. It has become a commodified activity which creates and consumes wealth and can be used as a context for management research. Originality/value – Rarely before has sport been taken seriously in a management research context. This guest editorial and the special issue that follows it begin that debate.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
Authors :
Adcroft, A
Teckman, J
Date : 2009
DOI : 10.1108/00251740910929669
Copyright Disclaimer : © Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009
Additional Information : This article is © Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here. Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Andy Adcroft, Jon Teckman, (2009) "Taking sport seriously", Management Decision, Vol. 47 Iss: 1, pp.5 - 13
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Date Deposited : 10 Feb 2012 15:54
Last Modified : 13 Oct 2017 13:30

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