Zanger, Beverly R. K.; Groves, David L.
February 1994
Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal;1994, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
in the sport and leisure industry must he understood through primary influences such as spectators in arenas, increase in number of tourists, etc. Central in these issues is whether sport and leisure business is a unique discipline. The purpose of this study was to investigate ideas that make the sport and leisure industry unique and determine a comparative framework for theory development. The Delphi method and a Focus Group Interview approach was used for data collection. The result of the study established a framework of tour major issues: money, accountability, purpose, and people. The 13 components identified with each of these issues were: Liability, profits, image, social responsibility, change, management philosophy organization, working conditions. Marketing, selling, legal issues, resources. and reputation.


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