Researching the business history of sport

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  • Date and time: Saturday 17 November 2018, 3pm to 8pm
  • Location: King's Manor, Exhibition Square (Map)
  • Audience: Open to Open to all
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Meet Dr Alex G. Gillett and Dr Kevin D. Tennent of the York Management School  - the ‘Soccer Mad Boffins’ - and find out about their research of the business, management and organisational history of professional sport. Discover the dynamic nature of project managing sporting mega-events such as the World Cup and explore the relationships with business, government and society that hold professional sport together. Learn about research methods and the vital strategic nature of the archives.

Meet the Researchers: Dr Alex Gillett, Dr Kevin Tennent