IJSM Contents & Abstracts Volume 7 (2006)

ISBN 978-089641-430-3

  • An Analysis 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. (1-12)

  • Statistical 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. (13-30)

  • The Influence 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. (31-49)

  • Sport 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. (50-66)

  • Professionalization 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. (67-81)

  • Effectiveness 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. (82-101)

  • The Legal 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 tailgating events. (102-111)

  • Validation 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. (112-122)

  • Volunteering 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. (123-139)

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  • Effects 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 coaches. (141-159)

  • Sport Management Doctoral Students in North America: 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. (160-173)

  • Personality 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. (174-193)

  • Structural 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. (194-205)

  • Perceptions 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 director. (206-216)

  • Major 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. (217-233)

  • The Power 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. (234-249)

  • A Comparison 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. (250-263)

  • Experience 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 respective associations. (264-275)

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  • Exploring 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. (279-297)

  • A Review 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. (298-306)

  • Job Satisfaction 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 and occupation. (307-326)

  • Does 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 satisfaction. (327-346)

  • Points 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). (347-360)

  • An Analysis 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 profession. (361-379)

  • Examining 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. (380-388)

  • Coaches and Athletes' Assessment of Leadership Behaviors in High School Female Volleyball Players — 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. (389-405)

NUMBER 4, 2006
ISBN 978-089641-440-2

  • Tenure 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. (407-424)

  • Interrole 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. (425-444)

  • Students’ 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). (445-458)

  • Sport 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. (459-473)

  • Outsourcing 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. (474-490)

  • Addressing 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. (491-505)

  • Measuring 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 SSIS. (506-522)

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