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Developing strategic capacity in Olympic Sport Organisations

Robinson L & Minikin B (2011) Developing strategic capacity in Olympic Sport Organisations, Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 1 (3), pp. 219-233.


Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to set out research that aimed to understand how the internal capabilities of Olympic sport organisations can be addressed.

Design/methodology/approach - The research was carried out by a mixed-method, multi phase approach, using senior sport administrators in the Pacific region.

Findings - The research developed a tool for analysing the "readiness" of sport organisations to deliver programmes and services.

Research limitations/implications - This research has developed a framework for the internal diagnosis of organisations.

Practical implications - Managers can use the tool to inform their strategic planning. Originality/value - The paper presents a new and unique tool for assessing organisational capacity.

Olympic Sport Organisations; Readiness; Assessment; Capacity building; Gap analysis; Olympic Games; Pacific Region; Planning

AuthorsRobinson Leigh, Minikin Brian
Publication date2011
PublisherEmerald Group
ISSN 2042-678X

Sport, Business and Management: an International Journal: Volume 1, Issue 3

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