IJSM Contents & Abstracts Volume 5 (2004)

ISBN 978-0-89641-405-1

  • NCAA Academic Standards: Misplaced Focus and Weak Rules — Daniel F. Mahony — No Abstract. (1-10)

  • Intercollegiate Student-Athletes Perceptions of Equity: Are Student-Athletes Adequately Rewarded? — Raymond G. Schnieder and Paul . Pedersen — The purpose of this study was to access the perceptions of equity, as it relates to output and rewards, by intercollegiate student-athletes who competed in revenue generating sports at the Division I-A level. (11-26)

  • Racial Differences in Coaching Self-Efficacy, Occupational Valence and Perceived Barriers — C. Bonnie Everhart, Packianathan Chelladurai — Focusing on the imbalance implied that the dynamics of staffing in the coaching ranks differ from recruiting athletes, this study investigated the racial differences among NCAA Division I basketball players. (927-42)

  • Stadiums, Arenas, and Sports Referendums: A Comparative Analysis of Cities Involved in the Stadium Game — Michael J. Mondello, Paul Anderson —This study compares and contrasts 26 referenda in 19 cities that proposed the use of public tax dollars for stadium construction via a public tax referendum from 1990-2000 and further examines the various issues related to stadium referenda.(43-761)

  • Governmentality and Organizational Change — James Skinner, Bob Stewart, Allan Edwards — This article examines the practices and strategies that Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) adopted in managing the organizational change process between 1997 and 2000.(72-89)

ISBN 978-0-89641-408-2

  • Measuring Planning Process Formality in U.S. Olympic Sport Organizations Douglas J. Olberding — The purpose of this study was to initiate research in the process of strategic planning in sport organizations. (91-110)

  • Leadership, Cohesion, and Outcomes in Scholastic Sports — Galen T. Trail — Using data from male and female high school basketball players, a Structural Equation Modeling technique indicated which of the two models available were most plausible for this data. (111-132)

  • Criteria of Coaching Performance: Perceptual Differences of Administrators and Coaches in Intercollegiate Athletics — Li Chen, Barbara E. Jensen, Batty L. Mann — A national survey regarding perceptual differences toward important criteria of coaching performance was conducted among administrators and coaches across three NCAA divisions. (133-156)

  • Variables Affecting Spectator Enjoyment of Minor League Hockey Games — J.J. Zhang, E.T.C. Lam, E.P. Connaughton, G. Bennett, D.G. Pease, U.L. Pham, L.E. Killion, L.B. Ocker, A.R. Duley — The purpose of this study was to assess the variables affecting spectator enjoyment of minor league hockey games in terms of their relationships with sociodemographics and game attendance, and their mediating effects to the relationship between sociodemographis and game attendance. (157-182)

  • Past and Future Predictions of NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics — Donna L. Pastore, Raymond G. Schneider —The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the accuracy of the predictions made by Krupa and Dunnavant (1989) and predict for the 2000-2010 decade. (183-196)

ISBN 978-0-89641-412-9

  • Hiring Patterns in Intercollegiate Athletics: An Introductory Investigation into the Relationship between Athletic Directors and Head Coaches — Kurt A. Stahura, Michael Greenwood, Michael E. Dobbs — This study extends the work of Stangl and Kane (1991) by analyzing Division I and Division III institutions and focusing on all institutions within the organizational structure making a large and powerful study. (197-214)

  • Philanthropy and Professional Sports Teams — Marian M. Extejt — This study shows the association between team financial performance and charitable donations. (215-228)

  • The Impact of Supervisor Support on Perceived Career Outcomes of the Senior Woman Administrator — Michael Sagas, George B. Cunningham — A conceptual model was developed to assess the impact of supervisor support on important career related outcomes as they pertain to Division I and Division II Senior Woman Administrators. (229-242)

  • Profiles and Career Patterns of Female NCAA Division I Athletic Directors — Heidi Grappendorf, Nancy Lough, Joy Griffin — This article examines female NCAA Division I athletic directors' profiles and career paths. (243-261)

  • Job Satisfaction and Referent Comparisons in the Sport Industry — Michael Smucker, Aubrey Kent — From the foundation of Adams' (1963) Theory of Inequity, this study analyses job satisfaction and referent comparisons of administrators in the sport industry. (262-280)

  • An Empirical Investigation into the Role of the Outcome Dimension in Measuring Perceived Service Quality in a Health Club Context — Konstantinos Alexandris, Panagiotis Zahariadis, Charalambos Tsorbatzoudis, George Grouios — This study aimed to introduced, develop and incorporate the outcome dimension of service quality within the SERVQUAL model, and test its predictive power on customers' commitment to exercise programs. (281-294)

ISBN 978-0-89641-414-3

  • Institutional Control, Perceived Product Attractiveness, and Other Related Variables in Affecting Athletic Administrator's Outsourcing Decisions — Ming Li, Willie Burden — This study uses discriminant analysis to construct a model that differentiates those intercollegiate athletic programs: those that have outsourced their marketing operations from those that have kept their operations in house. (295-305)

  • Relationship among Service Quality, Customer Satisfaction, and Renewal Intentions in Health/Fitness Clubs Kyungro Chang, Chulwon Lee — This study examines the relationship among service quality, customer satisfaction, and renewal intentions in the context of fitness clubs. (306-315)

  • Bankruptcy and Sport Management — Adam Epstein — This article addresses bankruptcy laws and the rule they play in business including sport organizations. (316-334)

  • Network Relationships in the Bidding Process for Major Sporting Events — Paul Turner, Hans M. Westerbeek — This article examines the the network relationship to bid processes, outlining the benefits of applying network theory to the process of attracting and managing hallmark/public sport events. (335-356)

  • Cororation's Objectives for Web Sponsorship and Advertising on Professional Sport Team Web Sites — Chia-Chen Yu, Richard P. Mikat — This research identifies and quantifies key corporate WWW objectives. (357-366)

  • Qualitative Trends in Intercollegiate Athletics at Historical Black Colleges and Universities: The Impact of the NCAA Structure — Benjamin D. Goss, R. Brian Crow, Frank B. Ashley, Colby B. Jubenville — The purpose of this study was to determine if opinions on the future of intercollegiate athletics would be the same, similar, or different among historical black colleges and university athletic directors compared to their counterparts at non-HBCU institutions. (367-388)

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