Case | HBS Case Collection | February 1999

Sports Agents: Is There a Firm Advantage?

by Stephen A. Greyser and Brian R. Harris

Abstract

Focuses on the decision of a young tennis player on what kind of agent to have as his representative. The choice is between someone in a large sports management/marketing firm and an independent agent representing a small number of individual athletes. Outlines the roles and duties of agents and sports management firms.

Keywords: Decision Choices and Conditions; Knowledge Management; Marketing Communications; Marketing Strategy; Organizational Structure;

Citation:

Greyser, Stephen A., and Brian R. Harris. "Sports Agents: Is There a Firm Advantage?" Harvard Business School Case 599-038, February 1999.