Mission and scope
The EURAM ‘Managing Sport’ Strategic Interest Group (SIG) is a network of academics, practitioners, athletes and sport officials whose interests revolve around aspects of internationalisation, professionalisation and commercialisation of sports in theory and in practice. The SIG functions as a catalyst for building and disseminating new ideas around the business and management of sport and sport related industries.
The EURAM ‘Managing Sport’ SIG aims to:
The ‘Managing Sport' SIG collaborates since 2010 with Emerald Group Publishing on recognizing the most outstanding paper submission to the SIG’s tracks and its presentation at the conference with a ‘Best Paper Award’. The award committee also selects reviewers that have contributed with high quality reviews to recognize their extraordinary efforts and contributions to make the tracks happen with a ‘Best Reviewer Award’ also sponsored by Emerald. The certificates are awarded at the ‘Managing Sport’ plenary session at the EURAM annual conference.
o Best Paper Award: Wojciech Kulczycki, Jörg Königstorfer & Santoosh Milas (“Where to engage in CSR? The influence of social cause proximity on attitude towards small-sized (vs. large-sized) sporting goods retailers”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Hallgeir Gammelsaeter
o Best Paper Award: Christos Anagnostopoulos and Tom Bason (“Corporate Social Responsibility through Sport: A Longitudinal Study of the FTSE100 Companies”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Dominik Schreyer
o Best Paper Award: Margaret Johnston and Luc Bourgeois (“Third-Person Perceptions of Gambling Sponsorship Advertising”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Dimitrios Kolyperas
o Best Paper Award: Ashlee Morgan, Tracy Taylor & Daryl Adair (“Business-to-business alliances in sport sponsorship”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Emilie Malcourant
o Best Paper Award: Mathieu Winand, Steven Vos, Thierry Zintz & Jeroen Scheerder (“Determinants of service innovation: A typology of sports federations”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Christos Anagnostopoulos
o Best Paper Award: Alexander Kern, Armin Wiedenegger & Michael Schwarzmann (“Measuring the Efficiency of English Premier League Football: A Two-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis Approach”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Mathieu Winand
o Best Paper Award: Peder Greve, Winfried Ruigrok & Martin Engeler (“International experiential diversity and performance at project organizations: The case of national football teams”)
o Best Reviewer Award: Anna Fyrberg
Symposium: Discussing critical issues in sport Wednesday 21 June 2017 at 9:00 - 10:30 (Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, Level 3, conference room 8)
The following presentations by three keynote speakers will lead to a group discussion on critical issues in sport.
· Understanding Variations in the Impact of Sport Scandals: A Vector Approach - Dr. Rasmus Storm
· Major sports events – Why so much goes wrong? - Prof. Harry Arne Solberg
· (Scottish) sport in an uncertain political environment – Brexit, Independence and Trump International - Mr Stephen Morrow
Plenary: Thursday 22 June 2017, 14:00-15:30 (Venue: Business School Cathedral Wing, room 506b)
Award ceremony SIG Best Paper Award and SIG Best Reviewer Award sponsored by EMERALD SIG development and planning towards EURAM 2018 Reykjavik conference.
Social Event: Thursday 22 June 2017 evening.
Roles and responsibilities