Yann Abdourazakou

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Dr. Yann Abdourazakou is Full Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing (College of Business Administration and Public Policy) since 2015. He holds a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Management from the University of Rouen (France). Previous full time faculty positions were at the University of Lille (France) from 2005 to 2011 and Canisius College (Buffalo, NY) from 2011 to 2015. His research, course development, and teaching draws on multiple disciplines, including management theory, strategic marketing, sport management and focus on national and global competition. Dr. Abdourazakou is a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Kinesiology and Sports Science (IJKSS), a peer-reviewed journal established in Australia. He has a special interest for the sports business industry as it relates to different consumer behavior segments (fantasy sports, social media, stadiums attendance, TV viewership and advertising, online viewership, participation, logo apparel, mobile device usage, sponsorship, and sporting goods purchases). His goal is to generate findings and develop models that will contribute to successful decision making for managers.


Courses Taught at CSUDH

MGT 310, Management Theory

MGT 490, Strategic Management Seminar

MKT 530, Negotiation and Persuasive Presentations

SEH 310, Sports, Entertainment, and Hospitality Management

SEH 330, Managing Sports Facilities 


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