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Yuhei Inoue

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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. His 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.

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 is the winner of the 2011 NASSM Student Research Competition.

Dr. Inoue currently serves as an Editorial Board Member for Sport Management Review, and has been an ad hoc reviewer for other peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Sport Management, the International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, and Tourism Management.

Dr. Inoue received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Temple University, his M.A. in Sport and Exercise Management from The Ohio State University, and his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Tsukuba. 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.

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