MGMC30H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Absenteeism

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Published on 23 Apr 2016
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The Peculiar Nature of Sport and Government
Does sports industry have diff set of rules than other industries?
Green Bay Packers - Only North America publicely funded
oIllegal to have it again, city owns it
MLSE - Rogers & Bell, two competitors
Led to extensive govt intervention
oCussion, steroids, sexual violence
Subsidies
Exempting sports from labor law
o78% in CAD
oPackers
Competition or other legislation
oChanged rule for soccer, headbutt, kids not allowed to do it until11, brain soft,
brain doesn’t develop until 23
Why Spend Public Money on Sport?
Canada said no Olympics
Psychological appeal
Increased productivity, low health care
oLess absenteeism
oMorale goes up
5 yrs ago - ON invested 15B in healthcare
o175 mill in sport
Diff approach, from fear mongering to prevention
Banned tobacco companies from sponsoring sport
Tax not equal to healthcare related to tobacco
Marijuana issues
oLegalization, clear courts
oBrings in money
oCreates jobs
oDecreases efforts to fight
oCan control the substancy
Arent getting 10x worse in black market
Elite sports
oNational pride
oInternational level
o2006, not even 10 yrs ago, Canada started investing in high performance
athletes
Huge diff, even for summer olympics
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Green bay packers - only north america publicely funded. Illegal to have it again, city owns it o. Mlse - rogers & bell, two competitors. Led to extensive govt intervention: cussion, steroids, sexual violence. Exempting sports from labor law: 78% in cad, packers. Competition or other legislation: changed rule for soccer, headbutt, kids not allowed to do it until11, brain soft, brain doesn"t develop until 23. Increased productivity, low health care: less absenteeism, morale goes up. 5 yrs ago - on invested 15b in healthcare: 175 mill in sport. Diff approach, from fear mongering to prevention. Tax not equal to healthcare related to tobacco. Marijuana issues: legalization, clear courts, brings in money, creates jobs, decreases efforts to fight, can control the substancy. International level: national pride o, 2006, not even 10 yrs ago, canada started investing in high performance athletes. Taxpayer money: bribery , i. e. fifa, president of german soccer federation had to resign. Mlse: restaurants, condos, grocery , infrastrcuture.

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