The Journal of Sport Management reflects the rapid expansion of the field with its commitment to present outstanding original research and up-to-date information addressing all areas and subdisciplines in sport management.
The Journal of Sport Management (JSM) reflects the rapid expansion of the field with its commitment to presenting outstanding original research and up-to-date information addressing all areas and subdisciplines in sport management. JSM focuses on the theory and application of management in sport, with a special emphasis on new trends and emerging subdisciplines.
JSM exposes readers to diverse issues affecting sport leaders, managers, employees, and volunteers as well as sport organizations in all sectors (i.e., public, nonprofit, and commercial). The journal keeps readers informed on developments in the discipline through short reports, editorials on significant issues, journal abstracts, book reviews, and news items of interest. JSM is used extensively by students and scholars in the numerous sport management programs in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
JSM has published numerous articles on topics relevant to a range of audiences. The journal also periodically publishes special issues, including community sport, sponsorship, and sport consumer behavior. Some of JSM’s most-viewed articles cover topics such as diversity in sport governance, a study of aspiring football club managers, and a review of the literature on disability sport.
For individual subscribers, JSM is available in online-only or print plus online subscription formats. Both versions allow subscribers full access to the journal’s authoritative content and online access to digital archives of back issues. Those who wish to stay updated on recent content may visit the JSM website to sign up for the free notification of the table of contents, which details the articles and authors for each new issue.
Institutional subscriptions are offered in the same formats mentioned previously as well as print only. Institutional subscriptions must be placed by phone.
Marvin Washington, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Alberta School of Business in the strategic management and organization department. He also has an adjunct appointment with the faculty of physical education and recreation. Washington has a PhD from Northwestern University and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. His research interests are in organizational and institutional change with a special interest in U.S. and Canadian amateur sports.