To be a distinctive open-access research outlet that impacts the sport industry through a phenomenological approach to academic knowledge.
The mission of the Journal of Sport Administration and Supervision is to develop, advance, disseminate, promote, and preserve knowledge within the academic discipline of sport management by providing an outlet that is both grounded in academic theory and driven by the needs of practitioners and the environment of the sport industry.
As a journal community, we offer the following working definitions to further delineate the scope of our medium:
Our mission will be advanced by four primary drivers.Phenomenology
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JSAS will shift research focus in the academic field of sport management toward a more precise study of distinct phenomena, ideas, and events.
Development of the Scholarly Sport Practitioner
JSAS seeks to be a channel of pragmatic information that encourages practitioners in the sport management field to champion ethics and pioneer innovation by helping create a greater understanding of the applicability of sport management research to their organizations, job duties, and skills.
Development of Social Responsibility in Sport Organizations Stakeholders
JSAS seeks to publish research that will enable sport organizations and stakeholders to better understand and function in their roles within sport, one of society’s more prominent, preeminent, pervasive, and powerful social institutions.
JSAS will be a publication of the Middle Tennessee State University Sport Management program in partnership with the University of Michigan Library’s Scholarly Publishing Office (which will house the journal) in order to disseminate research knowledge in a format that is readily and globally accessible to scholars, practitioners, students, media, and the public.
To fulfill its vision and mission, the Journal of Sport Administration & Supervision will: