The EURAM “Managing Sport” SIG aims to:
- Promote research and education in the fields of sports business and management in Europe, with special emphasis on international comparisons;
- Foster an understanding of the role of professionalisation and commercialisation of sport on European economy and society;
- Encourage the exchange of research results, practical experience, and ideas by organising the annual EURAM track, facilitating symposia, workshops and other academic meetings for and on behalf of its members and affiliated institutions;
- Support the development of international research collaborations with other Academies of Management and Sports Management Associations;
- Disseminate research results through a variety of channels.
Mathieu Winand (LUNEX University, Luxembourg), mathieu.winand@lunex-
GT 08_00 Managing Sport General Track
The EURAM general track on ‘Managing Sport’ seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the unique development in sports, its logic of co-creation of value and the advancement of the industry towards internationalisation, professionalisation, and commercialisation. The track aims to cover all management functions and welcomes papers that address a range of topics related to sporting issues and particularities of the management of sport organisations, including human resources and voluntarism, sport facility management, professional sport clubs, sport finance and sport economics, sport sponsorship and branding, fans and spectators in sport, equality and diversity in sport.