Matthew Katz
University of Massachusetts Amherst
SociologyPsychologyMarketingSalience (language)Political scienceManagementConsumer behaviourBrand communityClubIdentity (social science)FootballTest (assessment)Context (language use)Media studiesAmerican footballPublic relationsDivision (mathematics)Applied psychologySocial psychologyIdentification (information)Social network
29Publications
7H-index
177Citations
Publications 30
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#1Adam R. Cocco (University of Louisville)H-Index: 1
#2Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
Last. Marion E. Hambrick (University of Louisville)H-Index: 13
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The growth of professional soccer in the United States is evident through the rapid expansion of franchises and increased game attendance within Major League Soccer (MLS) and the United Soccer League (USL). Coinciding with this growth is the emergence of European-style supporters’ groups filling sections of MLS and USL stadiums. In this study, the authors utilized an egocentric network analysis to explore relationships among supporters’ group members for two professional soccer clubs based in th...
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#1Elizabeth B. DeliaH-Index: 8
#2Matthew KatzH-Index: 7
Last. Cole G. ArmstrongH-Index: 4
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#1Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
#2Ovidiu C. Cocieru (University of Scranton)H-Index: 2
Last. Marlene A. Dixon (A&M: Texas A&M University)H-Index: 21
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The purpose of this longitudinal actor-based network study is to examine the evolution of sport fan ties and friendship ties on Division III campuses. Using two years of network data from a cohort of new students at a Division III institution, a SIENA model is developed to empirically test the co-evolution of fan ties and friendship ties. Grounded in student development, sport consumer behavior, and network theories, the overarching goal of this study is to explore the causal effect of fan ties ...
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#1Aaron C. Mansfield (Merrimack College)H-Index: 1
#2Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
Last. Elizabeth B. Delia (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 8
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#1Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
#2Aaron C. Mansfield (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 1
Last. B. David Tyler (WCU: Western Carolina University)H-Index: 8
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#1Aaron C. Mansfield (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 1
#2Elizabeth B. Delia (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 8
Last. Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Team identity threat is an area of growing interest in sport consumer behaviour. Despite scholars’ calls for examinations of prolonged threat in the context of sustained team performance failure, researchers have not yet answered the call. In the current study, the authors use social identity as a theoretical lens, interviewing fans of a historically poor-performing team. Results indicate such fans cope with prolonged threat through social creativity and competition; they also perceive ...
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#1Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
#2Bob Heere (UNT: University of North Texas)H-Index: 20
Last. E. Nicole Melton (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 8
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#1Ovidiu C. Cocieru (University of Scranton)H-Index: 2
#2Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
Last. Mark A. McDonald (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 3
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Background: The Classroom-as-Organization (CAO) is an experiential learning course in which students create and manage an organization as part of class activities. Student interaction with peers is...
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#1Ovidiu C. Cocieru (University of Scranton)H-Index: 2
#2Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
Last. Mark A. McDonald (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 3
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AbstractThe constructivist theory of learning states that student interaction with peers leads to cognitive development. Meanwhile, scholars claimed that traditional management classes that use gro...
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#1Matthew Katz (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 7
#2Thomas A. Baker (UGA: University of Georgia)H-Index: 7
Last. Hui Du (UGA: University of Georgia)H-Index: 1
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