Beech,John.(2015). Doing Your Business Research Project. SAGE Publications Ltd
Taking the fear out of writing your business project, this book helps you understand and carry out each step of the research process. With detailed, friendly and engaging support it takes you from the very beginning to the very end. Key features: Chapters are structured around FAQs such as `How to choose a research question?', `How do I go about a literature review?' guiding you towards a full understanding of the research process Workbook tasks help you shape your thoughts on each topic, enabling you to decide your own research question and how you will research it The importance of various ideas is clearly signposted, helping you prioritise your time according to your needs and goals. Templates and checklists from the book are also available for download at the Doing Your Business Research Project companion website at study.sagepub.com/beechThis interactive guide is ideal for all Business and Management students about to complete a research project or dissertation.
Girginov,Vassil. (2015). Olympic Studies. Routledge
Edited and introduced by Vassil Girginov, this new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together key primary-source materials and the very best scholarship and commentary to elucidate and explore the evolution and interpretations of Olympism and its practical manifestation in the modern Olympic Games. The collection includes archive materials (some of which are reproduced in facsimile to give users a strong sense of immediacy to the original texts), personal accounts of major figures, as well as critical scholarship. Olympic Studies will also make readily accessible the best research produced under the auspices of Routledge's ambitious 2012 Olympic Collection whereby over forty Olympic-focused journal special issues from a wide range of disciplines appeared during 2012 and 2013.
Fully indexed and with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context, Olympic Studies is an essential work of reference. It is destined to be welcomed as a vital one-stop research tool.
Skinner, James. (2017). Organizational Behaviour in Sport. Routledge
The book explores behaviour on individual, interpersonal, group and whole-organization levels, and presents an evidence-based framework for analysis built around key concepts such as:
•Change and culture
•Motivation, rewards and incentives
•Power and influence
•Conflict, disputes and grievances
•Equity, diversity and inclusion.
With international case studies, learning objectives, review questions and guides to further reading included in every chapter, no other textbook develops critical skills or an awareness of ethical issues in such detail and depth. Organizational Behaviour in Sport is essential reading for all students and practitioners working in sport, leisure or recreation management.
Chadwick,Simon. (2016). Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing. Routledge
The author reveals key factors, mechanisms and technologies that determine soccer outcomes. It answers a lot of questions every soccer fan has asked: What kind of players should clubs buy? Is keeping geriatric players worthwhile? Which national teams have more chances of becoming future champions and which ones are doomed to fail? How statistics help goal-keepers save penalties? This book is for those who enjoy soccer and want to learn about the most up-to-date technologies of achieving success.