Staff profile

Professor Russell Hoye GAICD

Director, La Trobe Sport; Director, Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Research Focus Area; , Director, Centre for Sport and Social Impact

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce
La Trobe Business School
Department of Management and Marketing
Centre for Sport and Social Impact

Martin Building - Room 446, Melbourne (Bundoora), Melbourne (Bundoora)

Qualifications

BA VU, MEnvS Melb, MPPM Monash, PhD Griffith

Membership of professional associations

Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand (SMAANZ); Academy of Management; Australian Institute of Company Directors; Australia New Zealand Third Sector Research

Area of study

Sport Management

Brief profile

Russ Hoye is a Professor in the Business School and Director of the Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University. His research interests are in corporate governance, public policy, volunteer management and the impact of sport on individuals and society. He has been chief investigator on three Australian Research Council grants and a Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant. His most recent funded research projects include assessing the social value of community sport organisations, player welfare and development in the Australian Football League, and the role of social capital in determining the capacity of community sport organisations.

He has published in the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, European Sport Management Quarterly, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Sport in Society, Managing Leisure, Journal of the American Medical Association, British Journal of Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Public Management Review, Australian Journal on Volunteering, Journal of Sociology, Journal of Social Service Research, Event Management and other journals. Russ has published seven books with colleagues, is the Editor of the Sport Management Series for Routledge and is a member of the editorial boards for Sport Management Review and the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

Russ has completed research projects with more than 50 sport, government and non-profit organisations including the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Football League, Netball Australia, Bowls Australia, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and many of Victoria’s state sport associations. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Research interests

Organisational, psychological and cultural change

- Volunteer management, management of voluntary organisations

Social capital

- Wellbeing, social connectedness, social capital development

Sport policy

- Impacts of sport policy, policy development processes, regulation of sport

Consulting

Corporate governance; Volunteer management; Public policy effects, impact of sport.

Recent publications

Books

Hoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M. & Stewart, B. (2015). Sport Management: Principles and Applications, 4th Edition. Oxford: Routledge.

 

Hoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M., Stewart, B. & Westerbeek, H. (2012). Sport Management: Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition. Oxford: Routledge.

 

Nicholson, M., Hoye, R. & Houlihan, B. (Eds) (2011). Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives. London: Routledge.

 

Hoye, R., Nicholson, M. & Houlihan, B. (2010). Sport and Policy. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

 

Hoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M., Stewart, B. & Westerbeek, H. (2009). Sport Management: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (Eds) (2008). Sport and Social Capital. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

 

Hoye, R., & Cuskelly, G. (2007). Sport Governance. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

 

Cuskelly, G., Hoye, R., & Auld, C. (2006). Working with Volunteers in Sport: Theory and Practice. London: Routledge.

 

Hoye, R., Smith, A., Westerbeek, H., Stewart, B. & Nicholson, M. (2006). Sport Management: Principles and Applications, 1st Edition. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. 

 

 

Book chapters

 

Kappelides, P. & Hoye, R. (2014). Volunteering and Sport. In M. Oppenheimer & J. Warburton (Eds), Volunteering in Australia. Sydney: The Federation Press, pp. 168-179.

Hoye, R. (2013). Sport Governance. In I. Henry & L. Ming (Eds), International Handbook of Sport Policy. London: Routledge, pp. 331-340.

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2013). Sport and Media Policy. In I. Henry & L. Ming (Eds), International Handbook of Sport Policy. London: Routledge, pp. 167-182.

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2011). Australia. In M. Nicholson, R. Hoye & B. Houlihan (Eds), Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives. London: Routledge, pp 223-237.

Nicholson, M., Hoye, R. & Houlihan, B. (2011). Introduction. In M. Nicholson, R. Hoye & B. Houlihan (Eds), Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives. London: Routledge, pp 1-9.

Nicholson, M., Hoye, R. & Houlihan, B. (2011). Conclusion. In M. Nicholson, R. Hoye & B. Houlihan (Eds), Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives. London: Routledge, pp 294-308.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2011). Sport Policy in Australia. In S. Georgakis & K.M. Russell, (Eds), Youth Sport in Australia. Sydney: Sydney University Press, pp 45-59.

 

Hoye, R., & Cuskelly, G. (2009). The psychology of sport event volunteerism: a review of volunteer motives, involvement and behaviour. In T. Baum, M. Deery, C. Hanlon, L. Lockstone & K. Smith (Eds), People and Work in Events and Conventions: a research perspective. Oxford: CABI, pp 171-180.

 

Hoye, R., Nicholson, M. & Smith, A. (2008). Unique aspects of managing sport organizations. In C. Wankel (Ed), 21st Century Management: A reference handbook. Thousands Oaks, CA: Sage, pp. 499-507.

 

Darcy, S., Taylor, T., Cuskelly, G. & Hoye, R. (2008) Professional rugby, community rugby clubs and volunteers: creating advantage through better volunteer management. In S. Chadwick & D. Arthur (Eds), International cases in the business of sport, London: Elsevier, Butterworth Heinemann, pp. 404-422.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2008). Locating social capital in sport policy. In M. Nicholson & R. Hoye (Eds), Sport and social capital. London: Elsevier, Butterworth Heinemann, pp. 69-91.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2008). Sport and social capital: Introduction. In M. Nicholson & R. Hoye (Eds), Sport and social capital. London: Elsevier, Butterworth Heinemann, pp. 1-18.

 

Westerbeek, H., Smith, A., Hoye, R. Stewart, B. & Nicholson, M. (2007). De Rol van de Staat in de Ontwikkeling van Sportbeleid (The Role of the State in Developing Sport Policy). In H.M. Westerbeek, Sportbeleid: een internationaal perspectief. (Sport Policy: An International Perspective), Nieuwegein, the Netherlands: ARKO Sports Media.

 

Hoye, R. & Francis, S. (2006). Managing the move from the amateur to the professional game: Canterbury Rugby Football Union 1996-2001. In M. Nicholson, R. Hess & B. Stewart (Eds), Football Fever: Moving the Goalposts. Melbourne: Maribyrnong Press, pp. 35-45.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2005). Factors associated with poor spectator behaviour in football: An exploratory study. In R. Hess, B. Stewart, & M. Nicholson (Eds), Football Fever: Crossing Boundaries. Melbourne: Maribyrnong Press, pp. 121-131.

 

 

Refereed journal articles 

 

Stukas, A., Hoye, R., Nicholson, M., Brown, K. & Aisbett, L. (2015). Motivations to volunteer and their associations with volunteers’ well-being. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. doi:10.1177/0899764014561122

 

Aisbett, L. & Hoye, R. (2015). Human resource management practices to support sport event volunteers. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12062

 

Hoye, R., Nicholson, M. & Brown, K. (2015). Involvement in sport and social connectedness. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 50(1), 3-21.

 

Aisbett, L. & Hoye, R. (2014). The nature of perceived organizational support for sport event volunteers. Event Management, 18, 337-356.

 

Brown, K., Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2014). Sport involvement and generalized trust. Journal of Sociology, 50(4), 437-457.

 

Nicholson, M., Brown, K. & Hoye, R. (2014). Sport, community involvement and social support. Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 17(1), 6-22.

Nicholson, M., Hoye, R. & Brown, K. (2014). Alcohol and community football in Australia. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 49(3/4), 294-310.

Spoor, J. & Hoye, R. (2014). Perceived support and women’s intentions to stay at a sport organisation. British Journal of Management, 25(3), 407-424.

Cuskelly, G. & Hoye, R. (2013). Sports officials’ intention to continue: Results of a time-lagged intervention study. Sport Management Review, 16, 451-464.

Kobayashi, T., Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2013). Football ‘Wantok’: Sport and social capital in Vanuatu. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 48(1), 38-53.

Nicholson, M., Brown, K. & Hoye, R. (2013). Sports’ Social Provisions. Sport Management Review. 16(2), 148-160.

Brown, K., Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2012). Self-esteem, self-efficacy and social connectedness as mediators of the relationship between volunteering and well-being. Journal of Social Service Research, 38, 468-483.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2012). Life at the track: Country race clubs and social capital. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 47(4), 461-474.

 

Doherty, A. & Hoye, R. (2011). Role ambiguity and volunteer board member performance in nonprofit sport organizations. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 22(1), 107-128.

 

Hoye, R. & Doherty, A. (2011). Nonprofit sport board performance: A review and directions for future research. Journal of Sport Management, 25(3), 272-285.

 

Nicholson, M., Hoye, R. & Gallant, D. (2011). The provision of social support for elite Indigenous athletes in Australian Football. Journal of Sport Management, 25(2), 131-142.

 

Yeh, C., Hoye, R. & Taylor, T. (2011). Board roles and strategic orientation among Taiwanese nonprofit sport organizations. Managing Leisure, 16(4), 287-301.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2010). Sport stadia governance. Sport Management Review, 13, 171-178.

 

Hoye, R. (2009). Public and private regulatory issues associated with thoroughbred racing data. International Journal of Sport Policy, 1(2), 145-160.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2009). Australia. International Journal of Sport Policy, 1(2), 229-240.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2009). Social capital and sport policies in Australia: Policy transfer in action. Public Management Review, 11(4), 441-460.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2009). Reducing adolescents’ exposure to alcohol advertising and promotion during televised sports. Journal of the American Medical Association, 301(14), 1479-1482.

 

Yeh, C., Taylor, T. & Hoye, R. (2009). Board roles in organisations with a dual board system: Empirical evidence from Taiwanese non-profit sport organisations. Sport Management Review, 12(2),  91-100.

 

Hoye, R., Cuskelly, G., Taylor, T. & Darcy, S. (2008). Volunteer motives and retention in community sport: A study of Australian rugby clubs. Australian Journal on Volunteering, 13(2), 40-48.

 

Hoye, R. & Lillis, K. (2008). Travel motivations of Australian Football League fans: An exploratory study. Managing Leisure, 13, 13-22.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R. (2008). Delivering strategic change in complex sport environments: Country Racing Victoria. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 4(1), 18-32.

 

Hoye, R. (2007). Commitment, involvement and performance of voluntary sport organization board members. European Sport Management Quarterly, 7(1), 109-121.

 

Cuskelly, G., Taylor, T., Hoye, R. & Darcy, S. (2006). The relationship between volunteer management practices and volunteer retention in community sport organisations. Sport Management Review, 9(2), 141-163.

 

Hoye, R. (2006). Governance reform in Australian horse racing. Managing Leisure, 11, 129-138.

 

Hoye, R. (2006). Leadership within voluntary sport organization boards. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 16(3), 297-313.

 

Hoye, R. (2006). Sports betting policy in Australia: Implications for Australian sports organisations. Annals of Leisure Research, 9(3), 155-172.

 

Hoye, R. & Nicholson, M. (2006). Organisational change in community football: The Eastern Football League. Football Studies, 9(1), 35-49.

 

Taylor, T., Darcy, S., Hoye, R. & Cuskelly, G. (2006). Using psychological contract theory to explore issues in effective volunteer management. European Sport Management Quarterly, 6(2), 123-147.

 

Hoye, R. (2005). A sure bet: Privatisation of the Victorian TAB. International Gambling Studies, 5(1), 83-92.

 

Nicholson, M. & Hoye, R., (2005). Contextual factors associated with poor sport spectator behaviour. Managing Leisure, 10, 94-105.

 

Hoye, R. (2004), Leader-member exchanges and board performance of voluntary sport organisations. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 15(1), 55-70.

 

Hoye, R. & Cuskelly, G. (2004). Board member selection, orientation and evaluation: Implications for board performance in member-benefit voluntary sport organisations. Third Sector Review, 10(1), 77-100.

 

Hoye, R. & Cuskelly, G. (2004). Problems in recruiting and retaining sports officials: An exploratory study. Australian Journal on Volunteering, 9(2), 47-55.

 

Hoye, R. & Kappelides, P. (2004). Managing organisational culture within voluntary leisure service organisations. Australian Journal on Volunteering, 9(1), 13-19.

 

Hoye, R. (2003). The role of the state in sport governance: An analysis of Australian government policy. Annals of Leisure Research, 6(3), 209-221.

 

Hoye, R. (2003). Governing the Sport of Kings: Racing reform in Victoria 1994-2002. Sporting Traditions, 19(2), 16-26.

 

Hoye, R. (2003). Who’s leading, who’s following? Leader-member exchange theory and voluntary sport boards. Annals of Leisure Research, 6(2), 103-113.

 

Hoye, R. & Cuskelly, G. (2003). Board-executive relationships within voluntary sport organisations. Sport Management Review, 6(1), 53-73.

 

Hoye, R. & Cuskelly, G. (2003). Board power and performance in voluntary sport organisations. European Sport Management Quarterly, 3(2), 103-119.

 

Hoye, R. & Inglis, S. (2003). Governance of nonprofit leisure organisations. Society and Leisure, 26(2), 369-387.

 

Hoye, R. & Stewart, R. (2002). Power and organisational change: The case of Melbourne Women’s Hockey Association 1995-1998. Sporting Traditions, 18(2), 47-65.

 

Hoye, R. & Auld, C. (2001). Measuring board performance in nonprofit voluntary sport organisations. Australian Journal on Volunteering, 6(2), 108-116.

 

 

Editorials for Special Issues

 

Jonson, P. & Hoye, R. (2011). Sport law and regulation. Sport Management Review, 14(3), 223-225.

 

Hoye, R. (2006). Sport and the Third Sector: An introduction to the special issue. Third Sector Review, 12(2), 5-15.

 

Hoye, R. (2005). Professional sport in Australia and New Zealand: An introduction to the special issue. Sport Management Review, 8, 89-94.