Hallgeir Gammelsaeter

Hallgeir Gammelsaeter
Molde University College · Social and economic sciences

PhD

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Introduction
Hallgeir Gammelsaeter currently works at the Social and economic sciences, Molde University College. Hallgeir does research in Sport organization and management. His most recent publication is "Sport is not industry: bringing sport back to sport management", published in ESMQ https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/JRH8VAEKHJCXZKUCSXNG/full?target=10.1080/16184742.2020.1741013

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Research question Is elite sport compatible with environmental sustainability? This paper critically investigates elite sports’ possible future in a world where cutbacks in resource use, pollution, and greenhouse gas emission are indispensable measures towards environmental sustainability. Research methods The paper is a conceptual and pragmatic i...
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This paper critically investigates elite sports’ possible future in a world where cutbacks in resource use, pollution, and greenhouse gas emission are indispensable measures towards environmental sustainability.
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This chapter provides a detailed empirical foundation for discussing the role of dissemination of technical, organizational, and managerial knowledge within regional innovation systems. Accordingly, it focuses on qualification for management in regional innovation systems. In Norway, the policy of transferring knowledge to regional business has dev...
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Academic literature on ownership structures in European professional sport is limited and almost entirely confined to men’s football. The ownership of professional football clubs has become a prominent issue with a heightened level of media attention, perhaps because it is a way for individuals (or nation states) to buy respectability and enhance l...
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Research question: The paper questions the widespread conceptualisation of sport as industry and business in the research field of sport management. It asks if the field largely neglects sport’s special quality and the study of how managing sport organisations has effects on sport and the sporting human. Research methods: The paper briefly reviews...
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What is football? We may have different views of what football is, or what it should be, or where current developments takes it. Analysing that is exactly what this chapter is about. To be more precise, it is about how we could and, perhaps should, analyse it. How to understand what it is and where it is going or should be going. I do not assert th...
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Purpose: Against the recent trend toward reversed global outsourcing, the purpose of this paper is to provide insights on how the internal process can be handled once the decision on reverse outsourcing has been made. The authors focus in particular on in-house knowledge and technology requirements. Design/methodology/approach: To explore the topi...
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Purpose The paper aims to contribute to the research field on the reputation effects of hosting sport entities. It asks if sport by boosting the visibility of places increases the attention of other domains of activity at the place, such as culture, politics and business. Design/methodology/approach By using a full text database, the study compare...
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Om man besøker det gamle Olympiastadion i Athen, for ikke å snakke om ruinene i Olympia, vil man forstå at forholdet mellom idrettskonkurranser og organisasjoner ikke er noe nytt fenomen. Hvordan kunne man ellers bygge arenaer og arrangere de antikke olympiske lekene hvert fjerde år fra år 776 før til år 261 etter Kristus? Historikerne tror at aren...
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Professional sport clubs can be analyzed according to the extent their offers affect the community and the individual. The “use value” takes into account the individual benefits of watching a sporting competition, whereas the “non-use” reflects the externalities of a sports club and its sports events towards people not particular interested in the...
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Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to critically review the part of the leader succession literature which is based on coach turnover in sport teams. The aim of this paper is to assess the state of the art and the relevance of this literature for sport management and further research. Design/methodology/approach ‐ A comprehensive reading of the...
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Competitive sport encourages athletes to put all their effort into excelling in their sport despite the fact that sport careers are short and can be abruptly terminated. This study addresses the issue of dual career preparation among team sport athletes in a sample comprising Norwegian full-professional male soccer players and semi-professional soc...
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In the European context “commercialized” sport clubs (CSCs) typically operate in multiple social spheres where different institutional logics prevail and hence CSCs are faced with having to be many different things to many different people. In this article a tentative typology of seven institutional logics that combine to constitute the CSC is outl...
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Against the backdrop that Scandinavia is still a fairly homogenous region which also characterizes its traditions in sport this essay is a first comparative exploration into the way(s) in which football is being organized in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The essay shows that although the skeleton of the organization of football is very similar across...
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In tune with professional football in other European countries, Norwegian football has experienced increased commercialization and a growing international influence since the mid‐1990s. A conventional view is that such processes will result in a de‐coupling or dis‐embedding of the organization from its local context. By analysing the spatiality of...
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The article departs from the observation that Norway's men's top football clubs, in contrast to clubs in most other countries, are not permitted to organize as pure public limited companies (plcs). The clubs are organized as voluntary associations, but since 1992, top clubs have developed contractual relationships with plcs to attract investments f...
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The effect of consultancy firms' locationontheir ability to procure clients in Norway is investigated through the casestudies of three client firms and their experiences using consultants. Amatched pairs methodology is implemented to determine the effect of thegeographical socio-economic setting on the relationship between the businessservice provi...
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This article makes two contributions to the literature on producer services. First, the ‘knowledge combinational’ problem of small firms is identified and explored in relation to the interplay of forms of internal and external expertise and knowledge. Second, the role geographic distance plays in a company's decision to employ a particular consulta...
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The article represents an attempt to analyse trends in the structure and composition of the European consultancy markets in order to examine whether these have tended to become increasingly dominated by consultancies which diffuse primarily American ideas of management. Although the focus is on the contexts and actors rather than the contents of di...
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In this paper the author questions the idea of divisionalization as a clear-cut organizational configuration of structural elements ready to be adopted and smoothly implemented in almost any kind of business or public organization, given certain objective situational criteria. The research presented here shows: (1) that, rather than resulting from...
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SNF Project No. 4490 Tjenestenes betingelser og rolle i verdiskapingen -Leverandører og kjøpere av kunnskapsintensive tjenester i Norge The project is financed by the Research Council of Norway INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Bergen, November 2002 © Dette eksemplar er fremstilt etter avtale med KOPINOR, Stenergate 1,...

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To take stock of the development of sport governance in the global era. Is sport autonomy still a blessing to sport governance, or should sport organizations be regulated as such and not as businesses?