Grassroots Sustainability Innovations in Sports Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Grassroots Sustainability Innovations in Sports Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Marco Tortora (University of Florence, Italy)
Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 130
ISBN13: 9781522535003|ISBN10: 1522535004|EISBN13: 9781522535010|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3500-3

Description

Progression in sustainable sports practices is an up-and-coming area of research that also has an overarching impact on other professional fields. Analyzing the latest trends and methods in this niche area allows for further advancements in the field of sustainability.

Grassroots Sustainability Innovations in Sports Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a crucial resource that offers an in-depth discussion on growth in the sports sector and how incorporating sustainable practices in this field’s rising trajectory can further enhance its impact. Highlighting pertinent topics including innovation dynamics, management studies, corporate social responsibility, and systemic change, this publication is ideal for academicians, students, and researchers that are interested in expanding their knowledge of intertwining sustainable actions with sports administration.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation Dynamics
  • Innovation Union Plan
  • Management Studies
  • Public Responsibility
  • Social Innovation
  • Sport Organizations
  • Systemic Change

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Marco Tortora is Research Fellow at the Department of Economic Sciences, University of Florence, Italy, and Adjunct Professor in International Business and European Business Program Coordinator at Kent State University in Florence, Italy, and Chair of the nonprofit association FAIR Italy. He studied Economics and specialized in International Affairs and Economic Geography. His PhD dissertation, completed at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, dealt with the geographical and economic analysis of information flows in the media industry. Because of his academic and professional experience, his research interests are in the following areas: sustainability and international business, energy markets and the environment, communication and information. Current and recent research projects include media and information flows, energy markets and environmental regulations, sustainable tourism and the marketing of places, social business and global education.