Stakeholders in the active economy

Dowling, Mathew, Leopkey, Becca and Robertson, Jonathan 2021, Stakeholders in the active economy. In Finch, DJ and Legg, D (ed), Understanding the active economy and emerging research on the value of sports, recreation, and wellness, IGI Global, Hershey, Pa., pp.40-61, doi: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7939-8.ch003.

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Title Stakeholders in the active economy
Author(s) Dowling, Mathew
Leopkey, Becca
Robertson, JonathanORCID iD for Robertson, Jonathan
Title of book Understanding the active economy and emerging research on the value of sports, recreation, and wellness
Editor(s) Finch, DJ
Legg, D
Publication date 2021
Chapter number 3
Total chapters 11
Start page 40
End page 61
Total pages 22
Publisher IGI Global
Place of Publication Hershey, Pa.
Summary This chapter builds upon previous discussions conceptualizing the active economy by focusing on one of its key features: the stakeholders. In particular, the authors seek to answer three fundamental questions regarding how to conceptualise active economies including: (1) What stakeholders comprise an active economy? (2) How can we identify stakeholders within an active economy? (3) How do these stakeholders interact in order to produce systems of value? In response to these questions, they provide an overview of the stakeholder saliency literature and discuss how it may be possible to conceptualize stakeholders within the active economy by outlining a topology and a conceptual framework for the identification and classification of stakeholders. Finally, they illustrate how this conceptual framework can be used to identify stakeholders within global, national, and regional active economies and through a case study of Strava Inc.
ISBN 9781799879398
ISSN 2327-5677
Language eng
DOI 10.4018/978-1-7998-7939-8.ch003
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HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
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