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Private firm, public corporation or member's association – Governance structures in European football


Franck, E (2010). Private firm, public corporation or member's association – Governance structures in European football. International Journal of Sport Finance, 5(2):108-127.

Abstract

Based on the analysis of the specific industry environment in which football clubs compete, this paper presents a comparative institutional analysis of three paradigmatic structures of football club governance: classical (privately owned) football firms, modern football corporations (stock corporations with dispersed ownership) and members’ associations with an own legal personality (Verein). The results of the analysis are applied to current developments in German and English football and to recent initiatives of the Football Governing Bodies.

Abstract

Based on the analysis of the specific industry environment in which football clubs compete, this paper presents a comparative institutional analysis of three paradigmatic structures of football club governance: classical (privately owned) football firms, modern football corporations (stock corporations with dispersed ownership) and members’ associations with an own legal personality (Verein). The results of the analysis are applied to current developments in German and English football and to recent initiatives of the Football Governing Bodies.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Business Administration
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Language:English
Date:May 2010
Deposited On:21 Jul 2010 13:08
Last Modified:07 Dec 2017 03:00
Publisher:Morgantown, WV : Fitness Information Technology
ISSN:1558-6235
Related URLs:http://ideas.repec.org/p/iso/wpaper/0106.html

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