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Inoue, Y, Lock, D, Gillooly, L, Shipway, R, Swanson, S (2022) The organizational identification and well-being framework: theorizing about how sport organizations contribute to crisis response and recovery, Sport Management Review, 25(1), pp.1-30, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1080/14413523.2021.1911496.

Swanson, S, Todd, S, Inoue, Y, Welty Peachey, J (2022) Leading for multidimensional sport employee well-being: the role of servant leadership and teamwork, Sport Management Review, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1080/14413523.2021.2014225.

Tian, C, De-Silva, V, Caine, M, Swanson, S (2019) Use of Machine Learning to Automate the Identification of Basketball Strategies Using Whole Team Player Tracking Data, Applied Sciences, 10(1), pp.24-24, ISSN: 2076-3417. DOI: 10.3390/app10010024.

Swanson, S and Todd, S (2019) Workplace dynamics in professional sport: a case study of identification, political skill, and personal control, Case Studies in Sport Management, 8(S1), ISSN: 2372-5540. DOI: 10.1123/cssm.2018-0028.

Swanson, S, Billsberry, J, Kent, A, Skinner, J, Mueller, J (2019) Leader prototypicality in sport: The implicit leadership theories of people entering sport management careers, Sport Management Review, 23(4), pp.640-656, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2019.08.002.

Billsberry, J, Mueller, J, Skinner, J, Swanson, S, Corbett, B, Ferkins, L (2018) Reimagining leadership in sport management: lessons from the social construction of leadership, Journal of Sport Management, 32(2), pp.170-182, ISSN: 0888-4773. DOI: 10.1123/jsm.2017-0210.

Ferkins, L, Skinner, J, Swanson, S (2018) Sport leadership: A new generation of thinking [Editorial], Journal of Sport Management, ISSN: 0888-4773. DOI: 10.1123/jsm.2018-0054.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2017) Sport identification and employee pride: key factors in sport employee psychology, International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, ISSN: 1475-8962. DOI: 10.1504/IJSMM.2017.10004823.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2016) Passion and pride in professional sports: Investigating the role of workplace emotion, Sport Management Review, 20(4), pp.352-364, ISSN: 1441-3523. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2016.10.004.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2015) Fandom in the workplace: Multi-target identification in professional team sports, Journal of Sport Management, 29(4), pp.461-477, ISSN: 0888-4773. DOI: 10.1123/JSM.2014-0132.

Swanson, S (2015) Book review: Qaddafi's Point Guard: the incredible story of a professional basketball player trapped in Libya's Civil War, Sport in Society, ISSN: 1743-0445. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2015.1010822.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2014) The complexity of leading in sport: Examining the role of domain expertise in assessing leader credibility and prototypicality, Journal of Sport Management, 28(1), pp.81-93, ISSN: 0888-4773. DOI: 10.1123/jsm.2012-0253.

Inoue, Y, Plehn-Dujowich, JM, Kent, A, Swanson, S (2013) Roles of performance and human capital in college football coaches' compensation, Journal of Sport Management, 27(1), pp.73-83, ISSN: 0888-4773.

Swanson, S, Mudambi, R, Kent, A (2012) The University of Texas: Conference realignment for college athletics, pp.1-17.


Swanson, S and Todd, S (2022) Servant leadership for multidimensional sport employee well-being: relationships, health, and happiness [Abstract]. In Bielons, TBGBÁFLPBNG (ed) 27th European Sport Management Conference; Book of Abstracts of the 27th European Sport Management Conference, Seville, Spain, pp.375-377, ISBN: 9788409140688.

Todd, S, Magnusen, M, Swanson, S (Accepted for publication) A Policy Capturing Exploration of Sport Job Seeker Decision Making: The Relative Influence of Prestige, Segment, Duties, and Location. In North American Society for Sport Management, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Mueller, J, Skinner, J, Swanson, S, Billsberry, J (2019) Content and structure of implicit effective leadership theories in sports {Abstract]. In 27th European Association for Sport Management Conference, Seville.

Mueller, J, Skinner, J, Swanson, S, Billsberry, J (2018) Surfacing implicit leadership theories in a professional sport context - A comparison of four research techniques in two Bundesliga handball clubs. In , Adelaide, pp.54-54.

Swanson, S, Kent, A, Smith, A, Skinner, J (2018) Innovative cultures in professional sports: The role of servant leadership in fostering employee cooperation, creativity, and satisfaction [Abstract]. In European Association for Sport Management, Malmo, Sweden,ISBN: 9789171049483.

Swanson, S and Skinner, J (2017) Leading in multiple contexts: Investigating the meaning of leadership for sport officials [Abstract]. In Ströbel, T, Breitbarth, T, Kempf, H, Germelmann, CC, Nagel, S (ed) 25th EASM Conference; The 25th EASM Conference, 5-8 September 2017, Bern and Magglingen, Switzerland, Challenges and Developments of Sport Organisations, Book of Abstracts, Bern and Magglingen, Switzerland, pp.143-144, ISBN: 9783906813448. DOI: 10.7892/boris.105238.

Mueller, J, Skinner, J, Swanson, S, Billsberry, J (2017) Implicit leadership theories - A phenomenographic study within a sporting context. In EASM, Magglingen, Switzerland.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2016) Employee pride and identification with sport: Key drivers of positive organizational behavior [Abstract]. In European Association for Sport Management, Warsaw, Poland.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2015) Sport Workplace Identification: Multiple Pathways to Job Engagement. In European Association for Sport Management, Dublin, Ireland.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2014) Affect in the Workplace: The impact of passion and pride in professional sports. In World Association for Sport Management, Madrid, Spain.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2014) Workplace attitudes in professional sports: The role of identification. In European Association for Sport Management, Coventry, UK.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2012) Toward a Sport-Specific Model of Leadership: Initial Evidence of What is Credible and Prototypical in Sport. In North American Society for Sport Management, Seattle, USA.

Swanson, S and Kent, A (2011) Leadership and isomorphism in new organizations. In North American Society for Sport Management, London, Ontario, Canada.


Skinner, J, Smith, ACT, Swanson, S (2018) Fostering Innovative Cultures in Sport, Springer International Publishing, ISBN: 9783319786216. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78622-3.


Skinner, J, Mueller, J, Swanson, S (2019) Professional Sport Leagues, and Tours. In MacIntosh, E, Bravo, G, Li, M (ed) International Sport Management, Human Kinetics, pp.211-226, ISBN: 9781492556787.

Skinner, J, Mueller, J, Swanson, S (Accepted for publication) Professional Sport Leagues and Tours. In Bravo, G, MacIntosh, E, Li, M (ed) International Sport Management - 2nd Edition, Human Kinetics, pp.211-225.

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