Sports Management Unit 2

MASN
Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
protean
having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms
NASCAR
National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing
NHRA
National Hot Rod Association
WNBA
Women’s National Basketball Association
BBL
Baltic Basketball League
PBA
Professional Bowlers Association
IBF
International Boxing Federation
WBA
World Boxing Association
ICC
International Cricket Council
IPL
Indian Premier League
CFL
Canadian Football League
PGA
Professional Golf Association
NHL
National Hockey League
GAA
Gaelic Athletic Association
MLL
Major league Lacrosse
NLL
National Lacross League
RFL
Rugby Football League
RU
Rugby Union
MLS
Major League Soccer
APT
Association of Tennis Professionals
WTA
Women’s Tennis Association
laud
praise, acclaim
TNCs
transnational corporations
Complex connectivity
Tomlinson’s notion of an ever-densening network of global interconnections and interdependencies that charaterize modern life
WBC
World Basketball Classic
Global homogenization
theory that countries, nations, corporations, politics, economies, amd cultures are becoming increasingly the same
global heterogenization
theory that asserts that countries, nations, corporations, politics, economies, and cultures are becoming more differetiated
commodification
essentially the process through which a cultural form is turned into a product to be sold on the market
global hybridity
essentially a mixture of both homogenization and heterogenization
EPL
English Premier League
glocal
represents the continuum between the interpenetration of the global and local, resulting in unique outcomes in different geographic areas
cultural (symbolic) production
a related process to commodification that involves the inscribing of meaning to a particular product
cultural capital
attaching symbolic meaning and brand identity via marketing and branding initiatives
CSR
Corporate Social Respondibility
MNCs
Multinational Corporate Structures
ethics
the study of value
psychological egoism
idea that everyone acts out of self-interest
ethical egoism
idea that everyone should act in self interest
morality
theory concerned with how people act and what they believe to be right and wrong
cultural relativism
truth in ethics relative to culture and individuals
utilitarianism
focus on consequences
deontological
theories focus on duties
social contract
focus on consent and agreement
ethics of care
focus on interdependence
simple hedonism
search for short terma physical pleasure
hedonistic calculus
theory somewhat dependent on a person knowing all the facts and being able to calculate all the consequences prior to acting