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Dr Jonathan Robertson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Sport Management

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University, 2016
Bachelor of Business (Sport & Leisure Mgt) (Hons), La Trobe University, 2010

Contact

j.robertson@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68493

Biography

Dr Jonathan Robertson is a Lecturer in the Sports Management Program, in the Department of Management in Deakin Business School. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Sport in Society and Sports Organisation Theory as well as the Sports Management Practicum program. His primary teaching interests are in the areas of social responsibility in sports organisations, social change and organisational theory.

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Research interests

  • Social responsibility in sport organisations
  • Social performance and organisational change
  • Virtual reality and behavioral change
  • Sport marketing and ethical consumption

Affiliations

  • Member, Sport Management Association Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ).
  • Member, North American Association for Sport Management (NASSM).
  • Member, European Association for Sport Management (EASM).

Teaching interests

  • Sport and Social Issues
  • Social Responsibility in Sport
  • Organisation Theory
  • Industry Practicum and Placements

Units taught

  • MMS201 - Sport in Society
  • MMS716 - Sport Organisation Theory
  • MMS306 - Sport Management Practicum

Conferences

  • Robertson, J., Bakos, A., and O'Brien, D., 'Institutional Work and Social Change in Sport Management', Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ), Australia, 2018.
  • Robertson, J., Polonsky, M., and Karg, A., 'The Impact of Sports Goods' Social Responsibility on Consumers' Assessment of Perceived Value', North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM Conference), USA, 2017.
  • Walzel, S., and Robertson, J., 'Corporate Social Responsibility in Professional Team Sport Organisations: An Integrative Review', Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ), Australia, 2016.
  • Robertson, J. and Saviadis, N., 'FairTrade, Social Entrepreneurship and Sport: A Case Study of Jinta Sport', European Association for Sport Management (EASM) Conference, Poland, 2016. 
  • Walzel, S., and Robertson, J., 'Corporate? Social? Responsibility? In Sport: Stepping Back, To Move Forward', European Association for Sport Management (EASM) Conference, Poland, 2016.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., and Eime, R., 'Exploring Social Responsibility In The Voluntary Sport Club Institutional Context', 21st Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) Conference, University of Tasmania, Australia, 25-27 November 2015.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., and Eime, R., 'Exploring The Differences in Corporate Social Responsibility Perception Between Sport Management Academics and Managers', 20th Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) Conference, Australia,  26-28 November 2015.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., Eime, R., and Harvey, J., 'Reconceptualising Corporate Social Responsibility for Non- Profit Sort Organisations: Investigating The Social Obligations of a Local Sports Club', World Association For Sport Management (WASM) Inaugural Conference, Spain, 1-3 October 2014.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., Eime, R., and Harvey, J., 'Applying Corporate Social Responsibility Theory in Sport: The Role of Organisational Context', 22nd European Association Sport Management (EASM) Conference, UK, 9-12 September 2014.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., and Eime, R., 'Building Social Responsibility Benchmarks For Sports Organisations: A Consensus Generating Approach', 21st European Association Sport Management (EASM) Conference, Turkey, 11-15 September 2013.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., and Eime, R., 'Building A Global Village In Sport Management: Experiences From Designing A Global Interdisciplinary Delphi Survey In Sport Management', EASM PhD Forum, 21st European Association Sport Management (EASM) Conference, Turkey 11-15 September 2013.
  • Robertson, J., Westerbeek, H., and Eime, R., 'An Examination Of Social Responsibility Expectations Across Ideal Type Sports Organisations: A Delphi Approach', 19th SMAANZ Conference University of Otago, New Zealand, 20-22 November 2012.

Research groups

  • Centre for Sport Research - Deakin University
  • Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations - Deakin University

Awards

  • Sport Youth Tourism Foundation Scholarship, Tourism & Transport Forum, $10,000.

Projects

  • Centre for Sport Research, Virtual Simulations of Board Conflict in Sport Management, $5000.
  • Centre for Sport Research, Virtual Reality and Gender Perceptions in Sport Management, $4000.

Publications

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2019

Community sports clubs: are they only about playing sport, or do they have broader health promotion and social responsibilities?

J Robertson, R Eime, H Westerbeek

(2019), Vol. 22, pp. 215-232, Annals of leisure research, London, Eng., C1

journal

Research Handbook on Sport Governance

Mathieu Winand, Christos Anagnostopoulos

(2019), B1

chapter

"My Iideal is where it is just Jane the cricketer, rather than Jane the gay cricketer": an institutional perspective of lesbian inclusion in Australian cricket

Jonathan Robertson, Ryan Storr, Andrew Bakos, Danny O'Brien

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 393-405, Journal of sport management, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal
2018

Dress for fit: an exploration of female activewear consumption

X Zhou, C Hanlon, J Robertson, R Spaaij, H Westerbeek, A Hossack, D Funk

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 403-415, Sport management review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Corporate social responsibility in professional team sports organizations: an integrative review

Stefan Walzel, J Robertson, Christson Anagnostopolous

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 511-530, Journal of sport management, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

DRIVERS AND INDUSTRY TRENDS OF FEMALE BUYERS OF ACTIVE-WEAR

Dr Jonathan Robertson

  • 2017: $3,000

EMPOWERING WOMEN AND GIRLS TO SHINE THROUGH NETBALL: CREATING INCLUSIVE NETBALL COMMUNITIES

Dr Katie Rowe, Prof Pamm Phillips, Dr Jonathan Robertson, Dr Henry Wear

  • 2019: $27,131

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report