Staff profile - David Shilbury

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Prof David Shilbury

Position: Associate Dean (International)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: PVC's Office - Bus & Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446164 +61 3 92446164
Email: david.shilbury@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography summary

Professor David Shilbury is the Foundation Chair in Sport Management and a former Head of the School of Management and Marketing (2002-07) at Deakin University. Prior to joining Deakin University in 1990 he worked in cricket, golf and local government in Perth, Western Australia. Dr Shilbury was appointed as Australia’s first professor of sport management in 2000.

His qualifications include a PhD from Monash University, a Master of Science (Sport Management) from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Recreation) and a Diploma of Teaching from Edith Cowan University. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Professor Shilbury has in excess of 100 publications including 11 books, 1 edited conference proceeding, 6 book chapters, 63 refereed publications in more than 20 different journals worldwide, 15 technical reports and 10 non-refereed publications. He has also presented in excess of 100 conference papers. His co-authored text entitled Strategic Sport Marketing (Allen & Unwin), the first of its kind in Australia, was first published in January 1998 and the 4th edition was released in 2014 (2nd edition adapted for the Netherlands in 2004 and Greece in 2007, translated into Chinese in 2004). In addition, he is the lead author of Sport Management in Australia. An Organisational Overview 4th edition (2011) also published by Allen & Unwin.

Research grants include those from the Australian Research Council, the Australian Football League, Cricket Australia, Cricket Victoria, Sport and Recreation Minister’s Council and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. Research interests include governance, sport development, journal quality and strategy.

David was the Foundation President of the Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand (SMAANZ) from 1995-2001, was a member of the Australian Football League Tribunal from 1992-2003, a board member of the Confederation of Australian Sport in 2005 and a Trustee to the Bowater Trust from 2002-2007, and is currently an executive council Member of the North American Society for Sport Management and a Director of Golf Victoria. He is also a Director of the Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre Pty Ltd. (trading as the Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre).

He is the Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Sport Management, and was editor of Sport Management Review from 2002-2004 and remains a member of the editorial board of Sport Management Review.

Awards received include the inaugural Jim and Alison Leslie award for teaching excellence at Deakin University in 1998, Victorian Sports Federation’s Eunice Gill Award for Sport Leadership (2000), Research Fellow of the North American Society for Sport Management (2009) and the inaugural SMAANZ Distinguished Service award in 2009, and was the first non-North American scholar to be awarded (2011) the prestigious Earle. F. Zeigler lecture award by the North American Society for Sport Management.
 


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1995
  • Master of Science, University of Massachusetts (USA), 1989
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Western Aust College of Advanced Education, 1986
  • Diploma of Teaching, Western Aust College of Advanced Education, 1978


Affiliations

Seoul National University - Global Sport Management Graduate program, Faculty

International Visiting Professor, Coventry University, 2013-2015


Professional activities

Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Sport Management

Member, Editorial Board, Sport Management Review

Member & Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Executive Council, North American Society for Sport Management

Director, Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre Pty Ltd (trading as Peninsula Aquatic & Recreation Centre)

Director, Golf Victoria

Member, North American Society for Sport Management

Member, Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand

Academic

Expertise categories

Expertise summary

Professor Shilbury is an internationally regconised scholar in sport management and governance and the organisation and delivery of sport. Specifically, his research expertise is in sport governance, sport development and strategy.

Knowledge areas

Sport management, sport governance, sport development, strategy


Student supervision

  • Sandra Hillas (PhD completing) The sport selection system in Australia
  • Dr Katie Rowe (2014) Women’s cycling participation in Australia: Exploring influences and the role of cycling education
  • Geoff Schoenberg (M. Com., 2012)  Examining Strategic Preparation for CEO Succession
  • Dr Adam Karg (2011)
  • (Associate Supervisor) Strategic Integration of Functional Areas in NSOs
  • Dr Lesley Ferkins (2007) Examining the strategic role of the board in sport governance
  • Dr Emma Sherry (2007) Examining conflict of interest in sport management
  • Dr Paul Turner (2005) Broadcasting technology effecting interorganisational relationship formation
  • Dr Popi Sotiriadou (2005)
  • (external supervisor) Examining sport development practices in Australian national sporting organisations
  • Dr Peter Smolianov (2004) Integrated advertising and sponsorship in corporate marketing through televised sports
  • Dr Hans Westerbeek (2001) Marketing across cultures: An investigation into place-specific dimensions of service quality in sport
     


Conferences and seminars

2014 Questions of commercial ownership in sport governance. The Super Rugby journey. Paper presented at the 20th Annual SMAANZ conference, 27-29 November, Melbourne. (with L. Ferkins, T. Meiklejohn, A Karg, K. Rowe, K. Bruffy)

2014  Considering an integrative framework for collaborative governance to guide future research. Paper presented at the 21st Annual European Association for Sport Management, 10-12 September, Coventry UK. (with L. Ferkins).


2014  Exploring the utility of collaborative governance. Paper presented at the 29th Annual North American Society for Sport Management conference, 29-31 May, Pittsburgh, USA. (with L. Ferkins).
 

2013 Collaborative Governance in Non-profit Sport. Paper presented at the 19th Annual SMAANZ conference, 20-22 November, Dunedin, NZ (with I. O''Boyle)

2013  Supporting Women's Cycling in Australia. Paper presented at the 19th Annual SMAANZ conference, 20-22 November, Dunedin, NZ (with K. Rowe, L. Ferkins, E. Hinckson)

2013 The Elite Sport Selection System in Australia: Selector's Perceptions. Paper presented to the 19th Annual SMAANZ conference, 20-22 Vovember, Dunedin, NZ. (with S. Hillas)

2013 Ethical Practices in Sport Management Publishing: Consideration of a Volunteer Code of Conduct. Paper presented at the 28th Annual North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 28 May -1 June, Austin, Texas USA. (with A. Doherty, H. Preuss, B. Seguin, T. Taylor)

2013 Sport Governance: Re-engaging Stakeholders. Paper presented at the 28th Annual North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 28 May -1 June, Austin, Texas USA. (with L. Ferkins)

2012 Assessing Citation Patterns by Comparative Analysis in Two leisure Domains. Paper presented to the 18th Annual SMAANZ Conference, 28-30 November, Sydney. (with R. Rentschler)

2012 Women's Cycling Participation in Australia: Barriers, Motivators and the Role of Education. Paper presented at the 18th Annual SMAANZ Conference, 28-30 November, Sydney. (with K. Rowe, L. Ferkins, & Erica Hinckson).

2012 Assessing External Impact: Comparing Sport and Arts Management Citations. Paper presented at the 27th Annual North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 22-26 May, Seattle, USA. (with R. Rentschler).

2012 Sport Development and Physical Activity Promotion: An Integrated Model to Encourage Collaboration and Enhance Understanding. Paper presented at the 27th Annual North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 22-26 May, Seattle, USA. (with K. Rowe, L. Ferkins, & Erica Hinckson).

2012 Sport Management Education in Australia. Paper presented to the 2012 Global Sport Summit, 28, 29 April, Taipei, Taiwan.

2011 Women's Participation in Cycling: A Case Study of Cycling Education in Australia. Paper presented to the 17th Annual SMAANZ Conference, 23-25 November, Melbourne. (with K. Rowe, L. Ferkins, & E. Hinkson)

2011 Don't Put a Square Piece in a Round Hole: Match the CEO to the Strategic Plan. Paper presented to the 17th Annual SMAANZ Conference, 23-25 November, Melbourne. (with G. Schoenberg)

2011 Current Trends and Key Issues in Australian Sport Management, Invited keynote address, Asia Taipei International Sport Industry Forum, 19 November, Taipei, Taiwan.

2011 Sponsorship, Entry of New Sports, Philanthropy or Strategic Investment? Invited keynote address, India International Sports Summit, Trans Stadia, 24 September, Mumbai, India.

2011 Competition: The Heart and Soul of Sport Management. Dr Earle F. Zeigler Award Lecture presented at the 26th Annual North American Society for Sport Management Conference, 1-4 June, London, Ontario, Canada.

Media appearances

Various TV (9 News, ABC Contact Sport, ABC Sunday breakfast)

Numerous radio interviews, AM, PM, Radio Australia

Numerous press contributions, quotes, online 

Awards

Awards and prizes

  1. 2011  Dr Earle F. Zeigler award recipient, North American Society for Sport Management
  2. 2009  Inaugural Distinguished Service Award, Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand
  3. 2009 Research Fellow, North American Society for Sport Management
  4. 2004 Recognition of Exemplary Service, Sport Management Association of Australian & New Zealand (as Editor, Sport Management Review, 2002-2004)
  5. 2001  Recognition of Exemplary Service, Sport Management Association of Australian & New Zealand (as Foundation President 1995-2001)
  6. 2000  Eunice Gill Award for Sport Management, Victorian Sports Federation annual awards
  7. 1998 Dr Jim & Alison Leslie Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University
  8. 1998   Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University
     


Research

Research projects

Sport Governance


Research interests

sport governance, sport development, strategy, journal quality, bibliometrics


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=shilbda


Publications

Publications

Ferkins, L. & Shilbury, D. (2015 In Press). Developing a Theory of Board Strategic Balance, in G. Cunningham, A. Doherty, & J. Fink. (Eds.). Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management. London: Routledge. 

Ferkins, L. & Shilbury, D. (2015 In Press). Board Strategic Balance: An Emerging Sport Governance Theory. Sport Management Review. DOI:10.1016/j.smr.2014.12.002

Shilbury, D. & Ferkins, L. (2015). Exploring the Utility of Collaborative Governance in a National Sport Organization. Journal of Sport Management. DOI:10.1123/jsm.2014-0139.

Ferkins, L. & Shilbury, D. (2015). The Stakeholder Dilemma in Sport Governance: Toward the Notion of 'Stakeowner'. Journal of Sport Management. DOI:10.1123/jsm.2013-0182

Anagnostopoulos, C., Byers, T., & Shilbury, D. (2014). Corporate Social Responsibility in Professional Team Sport Organisations. Towards a Theory of Decision Making. European Sport Management Quarterly, 14(3), 259-281. 

Anagnostopoulos, C., & Shilbury, D. (2013). Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility in English Football: Towards Multi-theoretical Integration. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 3(4), 268-284.

Shilbury, D., Ferkins, L., & Smythe, L. (2013). Sport Governance Encounters. Insights from Lived Experiences. Sport Management Review, 16(3), 349-363.

Rowe, K., Shilbury, D., Ferkins, L., & Hinkson, E. (2013). Sport Development and Physical Activity Promotion: An Integrated Model to Enhance Collaboration and Understanding. Sport Management Review, 16(3), 364-377.

Shilbury, D. (2012). Competition: The Heart and Soul of Sport Management. Journal of Sport Management, 26(1), 1-10.

Ferkins, L. & Shilbury, D. (2012). Good Boards are Strategic: What Does that Mean for Sport Governance? Journal of Sport Management, 26(1), 67-80.

Shilbury, D. (2011). A Bibliometric Analysis of Four Sport Management Journals. Sport Management Review, 14(4), 434-452.

Shilbury, D. (2011). A Bibliometric Study of Citations to Sport Management and Marketing Journals. Journal of Sport Management, 25(5), 423-444.

De Bosscher, V., Shilbury, D., Theeboom, M., Van Hoecke, J., & De Knop, P. (2011). Effectiveness of National Elite Sport Policies: A Multidimensional Approach Applied to the Case of Flanders. European Sport Management Quarterly, 11(2), 115-141.

Shilbury, D., & Ferkins, L. (2011). Professionalisation, Sport Governance and Strategic Capability. Managing Leisure, 16(2), 108-127.

Ferkins, L., McDonald, G., & Shilbury, D. (2010). A Model for Improving Board Performance: The Case of a National Sport Organisation. Journal of Management & Organization, 16(4), 601-621.

Sotiriadou, K. & Shilbury, D. (2010). Using Grounded Theory in Sport Management Research. International Journal of Sport Management & Marketing, 8(3/4), 181-202.

Ferkins, L. & Shilbury, D. (2010). Developing Board Strategic Capability in Sport Organisations: The National-Regional Governing Relationship. Sport Management Review, 13(3), 235-254.

Turner, P. & Shilbury, D. (2010). The Impact of Emerging Technology in Sport Broadcasting on the Preconditions for Interorganizational Relationship (IOR) Formation in Professional Football. Journal of Sport Management, 24, 10-44.

Sotiriadou, K., & Shilbury, D. (2009). Australian Elite Athlete Development: An Organisational Perspective. Sport Management Review, 12, 137-148.

Ferkins, L., Shilbury, D., & McDonald, G. (2009). Board Involvement in Strategy: Advancing the Governance of Sport Organizations. Journal of Sport Management, 23, 245-277.


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