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Assigning Game Numbers and Locations
The game numbers on the brackets for single-elimination, double-elimination, and multilevel tournaments were assigned with the assumption that there is one location.
Discover how rapid growth is changing the sport industry
Pitts and Stotlar (2007) observed that the world of sport is growing rapidly. This growth is reflected not only in the introduction of many new sports but also in the increasing number of opportunities to participate in sports and activities, an upsurge in the number and variety of sport-related publications and social media platforms, enhanced mass media exposure and source publicity of sporting activities, growth in the number and types of sport facilities and events, increased interest in
Effectively use e-mail campaigns to strengthen consumer relationships
In many ways e-mail marketing has experienced a healthy metamorphosing into part of a long-promised broader digital marketing arsenal focused on what matters most for most businesses - making money.
Explore the emerging issues of law and sport marketing in social media
In this section, we consider several emerging issues at the intersection of the law and sport marketing.
Leaders help create sport organizational culture that values diversity
Fink and Pastore (1999) introduced a framework for diversity management in sport based on an integration of research studies from business management published in the 1990s.
Market research now drives decisions in the sport industry
We now turn our focus specifically to the sport industry. Except for conducting the occasional project, research has not held a regular role in the typical sport organization.
Professional teams face four major challenges in the future
As teams in professional sport move to the future, they face a variety of challenges (and opportunities), many of which are discussed in this chapter. Although the challenges are too many to enumerate in this section, we have isolated four major challenges that professional teams face in the future: maintaining reasonable labor - management relations, developing new revenue streams, managing new technology, and dealing with globalization.
Sport leaders require high-quality and trusting relationships
Leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow.
Understand the social significance of sport
Did you ever wonder why local television newscasts describe their content as news, weather, and sports? Why not news, weather, and technology? Why do they not highlight education? Or literature? Have you ever wondered why so many families spend discretionary resources and time at youth sport events?
Understanding Tournaments and Leagues
Covers nine types of tournaments or leagues: single elimination, double elimination, multilevel, straight round robin, round robin double split, round robin triple split, round robin quadruple split, semi–round robins, and extended (such as ladder and pyramid tournaments).
Visionary leadership provides direction for sport organizations
There are countless examples of visionary leadership in sport. There are also numerous indicators today of how important visionary leadership will continue to be in the future for addressing the many issues and challenges faced by sport leaders across the industry.

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