Using Grounded Theory in sport management research

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Title Using Grounded Theory in sport management research
Author Sotiriadou, Popi; Shilbury, David
Journal Name International journal of sport management and marketing
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Inderscience Publishers
Abstract This paper argues for Grounded Theory (GT) to be more widely used to allow emergence of socially constructed sport related processes. The aim of GT is to explain social phenomena and the resources that are required to support social processes. GT is attractive to researchers as it uses the natural setting where the phenomena studied takes place to examine and understand social constructions. This paper demonstrates the importance of using GT by using a sport management study to exemplify GT processes and assess its efficacy in the discipline. Integration of GT method will strengthen sport management research and enable researchers understand social constructions associated with sport.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJSMM.2010.037503
Volume 8
Issue Number 3-4
Page from 181
Page to 202
ISSN 1740-2808
Date Accessioned 2011-12-13
Date Available 2012-02-10T02:03:18Z
Language en_US
Research Centre Griffith Institute For Tourism
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Sport and Leisure Management
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/42149
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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