IJSM Contents & Abstracts Volume
NUMBER 4, 2006
Expectations in Sport Management: Perceptions of Faculty —
Amy Baker, Daniel F. Mahony, Michael Judd, Michael Mondello,
Mary A. Hums — The purpose of this study was to examine
tenure criteria in sport management and compare those criteria
across institution types.
Conflict and Turnover Intent in the High School Teacher/Coach
— Timothy D. Ryan, Michael Sagas — The purpose
of this study was to examine the effects of interrole conflict
between the teaching and coaching role for high school teacher/coaches
on teaching and coaching satisfaction and turnover intentions.
Perceptions of Barriers and Supports In Sports and Leisure Careers
— Jennifer E. Bruening, George B. Cunningham — The
intention of this study was to examine student self-efficacy,
factors that influence choice, and barriers and supports related
to entering the sport and leisure industry based on social cognitive
career theory (SCCT).
Retailing through Cyberspace: Using a Content Analysis to Examine
Sport Retail Sites — Frank R. Veltri, John J. Miller,
R. Vishwanathan Iyer — This article examines how the
sport retail outlets use the World Wide Web to sell products.
The parameters used in the research are basic content decisions
regarding characteristics of web site information, product information,
and customer service information.
Intercollegiate Sport Marketing Operations: An Essay on
Media Rights Holders’ Strategic Partnership Decisions
— Willie Burden, Ming Li, Amy Masiu, Carolyne Savini —
While a limited amount of literature have examined outsourcing
decisions from the perspective of the intercollegiate athletics
programs, the perspectives of the service providers have been
largely ignored. This essay focused on the nature of outsourcing
from the perspectives of the service providers, or media rights
holders. Three distinct business models were examined to substantiate
motives as well as the importance of the media rights holders’
business strategies in terms of entering outsourcing partnerships.
the Declining Participation Rates in United States Fastpitch
Softball: Do International Governance and Organizational Structures
Provide the Answers? — Timothy L. Hatten, Michael Judd,
Mark Maneval, Mark Long, Lou Marciani — This study
compares the organizational structure of the U.S. Amateur Softball
Association (ASA) to the Australian Softball Federation in order
to determine strategies to improve declining participation rates
in American FS. The study compared and evaluated the two governing
body’s mission statements, organizational objectives,
Chief Executive Officer’s responsibilities, general organizational
structure, and current player pathways.
Team Identification: Translation and Cross-cultural Validity
Of the Greek Version of the Sport Spectator Identification Scale
— Nicholas D. Theodorakis, Symeon P. Vlachopoulos, Daniel
Wann, Yannis Afthinos, Pantelis Nassis — The present
study extended the use of the Sport Spectator Identification
Scale (SSIS) to Greek sport fans through testing the psychometric
properties and the cross-cultural generalizability of the translated
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the Opinions and Perceptions of Cororate Sport Sponsorship
Executives toward Ambush Marketing — Steve McKelvey, Jay Gladden
— This exploratory study alternatively focuses on opinions
and perceptions toward ambush marketing as provided by senior
level executives of those US-based corporations that are most
heavily involved in sport sponsorship and sport advertising.
of Two-Year College Sport Management Professional preparation
Programs — Thomas Sawyer, Traci Hogan — The purpose of
this study was to review the curriculums of two-year sport
management programs to determine what types of courses are
being offered most frequently, compare what is being offered
by two-year programs to what is being offered in the first
two-years of a four-year program, and recommend what the next
steps in future research are in linking curriculum and pedagogy.
and Commitment among NCAA Coaches — Packianathan Chelladurai,
Etsuko Ogasawara, Janet S. Fink — Coaches from NCAA Division
I and NCAA Division III expressed their satisfaction with
11 facets of their job and their commitment to their organization
Structure Make a Difference? The Effect of Organizational
Structure on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment
— George B. Cunningham — This study examined the extent
to which the relationships between elements of organization
structure and organizational commitment were mediated by job
of Attachment (Identification) and Licensed Merchandise Consumption:
A Case Study — Hyungil Kwon, Galen T. Trail, Dean F. Anderson
— This study examined the impact of identification with
sport team on consumption behavior by including other points
of attacvhemtns with the institution (university, coach, player,
level of sport/college, and sport/football).
of the Ethical and linguistic Content of the North American
Society for Sport Management Code of Ethics — David Cruise
Malloy, Alison Doherty, Patrick Douaud, Deanna Brace — The
purpose of this study was to analyze the ethical orientation
and grammatical structure of the Code oif Ethics of the North
American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), in order to
determine if it provides members with an effective document
to guide or shape, the ethical conduct and awreness of the
Position and Gender Differences of Perceiving Membership Incentives
among Athletic Administrators — Li Chen, Gary Arbogaast, Xiaofeng
Deng Keating, Jiabei Zhang, Yianlin Li — Researchers conducted
a national survey of 340 randomly sampled participants to
examine whether individuals' perceptions of membership incentives
in the National Association for Collegiate Directors of Athletics
relate to their work positions and gender differences.
and Athletes' Assessment of Leadership Behaviors in high School
Female Volleyball Palyers — Dale G. Pease, Deborah J. Rhea,
James J. Zhang — The purpose of this study was to examine
the multivariate relationships of motivational goal orientation,
perceived competence, and affiliation to task and social behaviors
that were associated with leadership behaviors in high school
female varsity volleyball players.
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of Supervisor-Subordinate Demographic Diversity on the Job
Satisfaction Experienced by Assistant Coaches — Michael Sagas
Ramona Paetzold, George B. Cunningham — The main aim of
this study was to begin to understand the impact that surface-level
(or demographic) diversity between a head coach and assistant
coach has on the job satisfaction experiences of assistant
Management Doctoral Students in North Americ a: Perceptions
of Their Graduate Training — Michael J. Mondello, Dan Mahony,
Michael Judd, Mary Hums — The purpose of this study was
to examine the preparation of current sport management doctoral
students for the sport management job market.
Dimesions and Perveived Competency of NCAA Division I, II
and III Athletic Directors — Tracy L. Wisdom This study
explores perceived competency levels and primary personality
domains of NCAA Division I, II and III athletic directors.
Equation Models of Female Representation in the Managerial
Hierarchy of Recreation and Sport Organizations — Mark E.
Moore, Bonnie L. Parkhouse — This research is based on
literature that indicates gender segregation and social assimilaltion
limit participation of women in the managerial hierarchy of
sport and recreation organizations.
of Organizational Justice among High School Coaches of Girls'
Teams — Warren Whisenant, Michael Smucker — Three dimensions
of organizational justice were analyzed inb a sport environment
to determine if justice perceptions differed as a result of
either the coaches' sex or the sex of the coaches' athletic
versus Minor League Baseball: The Relative Importance of Factors
Influencing Spectator Attendance — Stephen D. Ross — The
influence of multiple factors on attendance preferences of
Major League Baseball consumers aned Minor League Baseball
consumers was examined in this study.
of University Directors of Athletics: Examining Self-Perceptions
and Coaches' Perceptions Using the Power in Sport Questionnaire
- 2 — Daniel L. Wann, Ryan Harrison — The primary purpose
of this research was to examine the interpersonal bases of
power possessed by university athletic directors.
of Spectator Attendance Factors according to the Level of
Fan Loyalty: A Case of the Korean Professional Baseball League
— Jongback Kim, E. Newton Jackson — The purpose of this
study was to identify factors that affect spectators' attendance
decision sat Korean profssional baseball games and to examined
the different effects of spectator attendance factors according
to the level of fan loyalty.
Affecting Members' Perceptions' of Incentives from Athletics-related
Professional Associations — Li Chen, James E. Hornak — Researchers
examined how the variables of work experience and length of
membership affect perceptions of athletic administrators and
coaches about the membership incentives provided by their
NUMBER 1 JANUARY 2006
of Expansion and Relocation Sties for Major league Soccer
— Daniel A. Rascher, Matthew J. Baehr, Jason Wolfe, Steven
Frohwerk — A probit analysis is used to create a forecast
of likely successful locations for MLS teams.
Data Analysis Techniques Employed in the Journal of Sport
Mangement: January 1987 to October 2004 — Jerome Quarterman,
E.Newton Jackson, Kyoungtae Kim, Euidong Yoo, Gi Yong Koo,
Brian Pruegger, Keunsu Han — This investigation examined
statistical data analysis techniques utilized in the Journal
of Sport Management (JSM) from January 1987 to October 2004
in order to provide undergraduate and graduate students, their
instructors, and other scholars with an overview of the most
frequently used statistical data analysis techniques applied
in the JSM during its first 18 years.
of Person-Organization Fit, Leader-Member Exchange, and Organizational
Commitment on Organizational Turnover Intentions — George
B. Cunningham, Michael Sagas — This study examined the
extent to which person-organization fit and leader-member
exahnge were related to organizational turnover intent.
for 'Some': Elite Versus Mass Participation — Kalliopi Sotiriadou,
Shayne Quick, David Shilbury —The aim of this investigation
was to determine the impact of elite funding on mass participation.
in Sport and Exercise Professions: Certification, Accreditation
and Licensure — Alan S. Kornspan, Michael A. Duve — This
article reviews various certifications, accreditations, and
licenses available in sport and exercise professions.
of the National Collegiate Athletic Association: Perceptions
of Intercollegiate Athletic Administrators — Shawn M. O'Rourke,
Packianathan Chelladurai — The purpose of this study was
to investigate the specific criteria used by corporations
when selecting a professional sport web site for advertising
and sponsorship purposes.
Implications of Tailgating at Athletic Events — Andy Gillentine,
John Miller — The purpose of this study was to explore
and discuss the potential legal implications involved with
of Single Item Measure of Scale of Service Quality for Recreational
Sport (SSQRS) — Hyungil Harry Kwon, Yong Jae Ko — The purpose
of this study was to provide sport marketers with a simple
and convenient tool for collecting information on service
quality perceptions of leisure and recreational program participants.
in Olympic Games: Construct Validity and Predictive Utility
of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior Theory — Nikolos Tsigilis,
Athanasios Koustelios, Vasilios Grammatkopoulos, Yannis Theodorakis
— The purpose of this study was to examine the construct
validity and predictive utility of the reasoned action and
planned behavior theory for predicting intentions to participate
as a volunteer in major sport events, like the Olympic Games.