Health Sport Sciences
Dr. Yuhei Inoue is an Assistant Professor of Sport and Leisure Management in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at The University of Memphis. He received his B.A. in Sociology from the
University of Tsukuba in Japan, his M.A. in Sport and Exercise Management
from The Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Temple University. Before starting his doctoral study, he worked
for NFL Japan, a subsidiary of the National Football League (NFL), and engaged
in the promotion of the league and American football in Japan.
Dr. Inoue's primary research interest is to understand
the ability of sport to serve as a means of community development and a
solution to social issues. He examines this ability of sport in various settings,
such as professional sport organizations, spectator sport events, and community-based
sport programs. In addition, his secondary research interest is to address strategic
management issues related to sport organizations. Within this broad research
area, He conducts research projects to understand the strategic implications of
corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and the compensation
practices of U.S. college coaches.
Dr. Inoue's work has
been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, Tourism
Management, and the Journal of Business Ethics. He has also made several presentations at international
academic conferences, such as the annual meetings of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), the Sport Marketing Association (SMA), and the Strategic Management Society (SMS). He further serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Sport Management Review. He is the winner of the 2011 NASSM Student Research Competition.