Emerald Kicks Off Football Frenzy
Emerald celebrates a festival of football with free access to key research on the world’s most popular sport
Available from 19 May to the 14 July 2014 – the articles are freely accessible by visiting www.emeraldinsight.com/
Covering topics related to economics, tourism and hospitality, marketing and branding, the ten articles take a broad look at some of the key issues surrounding the hosting and management of a major sport event, and include:
• Optimizing the potential of mega-events – examining the reasons that mega-events rarely realize their potential for host destinations and what needs to be addressed in rectifying this issue.
• The involvement and actions of residents of South Africa prior to the commencement of the 2010 Soccer World Cup – which has implications for the marketing of mega-events in other countries.
• Using sport in city re-branding – exploring the importance of sports events in city re-branding strategies, and how businesses can take advantage of such opportunities to increase their incomes.
• A look at the inspirational effects of three major sport events - does attending one-off sport event inspire audiences to increase their participation in sport?
As an established leader in management research, Emerald provides comprehensive research across all management disciplines with over 200 journals in this field. The articles presented here are taken from across Emerald’s extensive portfolio, and include: the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Strategy, Management Research and the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism. For more information about Emerald, and its range of services, visit www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com
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