Investigating the influences on attendance and intention to rejoin with inaugural members of a new football team

Neale, Larry, Funk, Daniel, & McDonald, Heath (2006) Investigating the influences on attendance and intention to rejoin with inaugural members of a new football team. In Proceedings of the 2006 ANZMAC Conference, 4-6 December 2006, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.

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This study investigated the effects of factors like member satisfaction and social rituals on desirable outcomes such as attendance, intention to rejoin and merchandise sales. This study focuses on the inaugural members of a new team in Australia’s A-League to gain insight into how loyalty develops amongst fans of new sporting organisations. The results show the importance to sports marketers of satisfying members and building ritual behaviour, as both are correlated with all of the positive outcomes investigated here.

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ID Code: 27309
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Attendance, Members, Football Team, member satsifaction
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Measurement (150504)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Queensland University of Technology
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Deposited On: 02 Oct 2009 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 16:02

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