Corporate Governance: Volume 15 Issue 2


The international journal of business in society

Table of contents - Special Issue: Governance and CSR Management in Sport

Guest Editors: Dr Tim Breitbarth, Dr Stefan Walzel, Dr Christos Anagnostopoulos, Mr Frank van Eekeren

Developing CSR in professional football clubs: drivers and phases

Dimitrios Kolyperas, Stephen Morrow, Leigh Sparks

The purpose of this paper is to advance the understanding of how corporate social responsibility (CSR) develops within professional football clubs, along with its organizational…


Using Global South Sport-for-Development experiences to inform Global North CSR design and implementation: a case study of Euroleague Basketball’s One Team programme

Davies Banda, Isabel Gultresa

The purpose of this paper is to clearly outline the practicalities of designing and implementing corporate social responsibility (CSR) through sport programmes via stakeholder…


International sourcing, social responsibility and human assets: a framework for labor procurement negotiations in baseball’s talent supply chain

Adrien Bouchet, Mike Troilo, William Spaniel

The purpose of this paper is to explore the question: how does socially responsible buying/sourcing applies to human talent? The authors examine this question in the unique…

Collaborative value co-creation in community sports trusts at football clubs

Marcelo Pedro Castro-Martinez, Paul R. Jackson

The purpose of this conceptual paper is to introduce a new governance model based on collaborative co-creation of value that leads to the strategic integration of football clubs…


Corporate social responsibility in sport: critical issues and future possibilities

Richard Giulianotti

This paper aims to advance a critical analysis of corporate social responsibility (CSR) within sport. First, the author locates CSR within the wider field of sport-related social…


The need to apply new theories to “Sport CSR”

Roger Levermore, Neil Moore

This paper aims to highlight how critical theory and political CSR might be applied to deepen our examination of the complexities associated with ‘sport CSR’. The debate on the…


Corporate social responsibility and governance in sport: “Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”

Tim Breitbarth, Stefan Walzel, Christos Anagnostopoulos, Frank van Eekeren

The purpose of this paper is to provide practical and future research implications for the field of governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in sports to strengthen…

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