International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing

This journal also publishes Open Access articles

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Editor in Chief: Dr. M.A. Dorgham
ISSN online: 1740-2808
ISSN print: 1475-8962
6 issues per year
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IJSMM, a fully-refereed international journal, aims to present current practice and research in the area of sport management and marketing. IJSMM is a unique publication useful for everyone interested in the new developments in sport management and marketing theory and practices.


 Topics covered include

  • Sports technology monitoring, audit and evaluation
  • Innovation and technology
  • Emerging technologies
  • International sports technology management
  • Sporting organisation management
  • Total quality management
  • Quality management systems
  • Strategic management
  • Sports marketing
  • Sports financial management, economics
  • Sports facilities planning, evaluation, management
  • Sports event management
  • Human resource development and management
  • Entrepreneurs in the sporting sector
  • Management in professional sports clubs

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IJSMM is a multidisciplinary journal which aims to provide a unique focus on a wide range of sport management and sport technology topics. It covers advances in theory, new concepts, methods and applications and case studies. Each issue disseminates quality sport-related research relevant to sport technology and sport management, examining both hard and soft perspectives in managing sporting organisations in the public and private sectors.


Professionals, academics, researchers, sports managers, marketers and economists, policy makers, and government officials.


IJSMM welcomes both academic and practical contributions. It publishes original papers, theory-based empirical papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, book reviews and relevant reports and news, as well as a calendar of international events.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Dorgham, M.A., International Centre for Technology and Management, UK

Associate Editor

  • Andrew, Damon P. S., Florida State University, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Andreff, Wladimir, Université Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France
  • Beech, John, Coventry University, UK
  • Breuer, Christoph, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
  • Byers, Terri, University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Chadwick, Simon, Coventry University, UK
  • Chen, Peter, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
  • Coalter, Fred, University of Stirling, UK
  • Correia, Abel, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Cousens, Laura, Brock University, Canada
  • Davakos, Harry, The Citadel, USA
  • Desbordes, Michel, Université Marc Bloch & ISC Business School, France
  • Dickson, Geoff, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Douvis, John, University of Athens, Greece
  • Ferrand, Alain, Université de Poitiers, France
  • Forrest, David, University of Salford, UK
  • Frick, Bernd, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
  • Fu, Frank H., Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Funk, Daniel, Temple University, USA
  • Greenwell, Chris, University of Louisville, USA
  • Howell, Jeremy, University of San Francisco, USA
  • Humphreys, Brad R., West Virginia University, USA
  • Jackson, Steven J., University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Kitchin, Paul, University of Ulster, UK
  • Kriemadis, Thanos, University of Peloponnese, Greece
  • Ladany, Shaul P., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Mahony, Daniel F., Winthrop University, USA
  • Mason, Daniel, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Neves, João Carvalho das, ISEG, Portugal
  • Pawlowski, Tim, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Pedersen, Paul M., Indiana University, USA
  • Pons, Frank, Kedge Business School and Laval University, Canada
  • Rascher, Daniel A., University of San Francisco, USA
  • Rodríguez Guerrero, Plácido, Oviedo University, Spain
  • Sam, Mike, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Sarkar, Soumodip, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • Scherer, Jay, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Tapp, Alan, University of West of England, UK
  • Taylor, Tracy, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Torgler, Benno, Yale University, USA
  • Van Hoecke, Jo, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Won, Doyeon, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Zhang, James J., University of Georgia, USA


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