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Development tendencies over time in the business of sports in the US from Johan Cruyff and the NASL and from Billy Ball to the Moneyball era – a dialogue with Andy Dolich

The business of sports has really changed since the 1960s. Globalization, technology, data, new ownership models such as the growth of portfolio models and investments across various sports and international borders, and the application of sport as a geopolitical and soft power instrument are only a few of many important milestones, which emphasize the major […]

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Data analytics, organizational learning and governance in football

Football (soccer in the US) is subject to the market dynamics and the rapid information flow characterizing societies in the digital era. Whether focus is on sporting performances or the business of football, including the correlation between the two perspectives, the proficiencies of football clubs to comprehend and ‘tackle’ the data challenge with enhanced accuracy […]

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A pathway to creating a WINNING business model in the business of sports

In an analysis of the successful winning formulas in the business of sports, the football (soccer) team FC Bayern Munich of the German Bundesliga draws much attention these days, which is evidenced in the following citation that states: “Although elite sport is one but three DFB* goals, along with popular sport and social responsibility, it […]

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Transformation, framing and the cultural DNA of football’s transfer market in the postmodern era

Football’s transfer window activities have evolved over the years. Now, we are in the middle of another transfer window (January, 2014) and all the meaning associated with this. It marks isolated periods of time in which a football club can buy and sell and thus transfer players to re-structure its roster. In today’s professional football […]

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