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Developing strategic capacity in Olympic Sport Organisations

Citation
Robinson L & Minikin B (2011) Developing strategic capacity in Olympic Sport Organisations. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 1 (3), pp. 219-233. https://doi.org/10.1108/20426781111162648

Abstract
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.

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

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

StatusPublished
Author(s)Robinson, Leigh; Minikin, Brian
Publication date31/12/2011
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/20052
PublisherEmerald Group
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