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Navigating Management Dismissal and COVID-19 in a Professional Football Club: A Trainee Sport Psychologist Finds Her Way Through

Zoe A. Black and Paul McCarthy

-term approaches have developed (i.e., need to win, avoid relegation); there is a requirement for sustained team performance to maximize profitability and status ( Solberg & Haugen, 2010 ), which erodes the cooperative culture within each organization. Within professional football, there is often a high turnover

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Organizational Identity Development in Sport Volunteers

Christine E. Wegner, Bradley J. Baker, and Gareth J. Jones

Volunteers are integral to the functioning of sport events and organizations and have become a key area of sport management scholarship ( Wicker, 2017 ). Community sport organizations (CSOs) represent an important area for research since they are often reliant on volunteers to operate ( Schoenberg

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Youth Sport Organizational Structure and Athlete Development

Suzannah Mork Armentrout and Julia Dutove

. John continued to contemplate various issues and concerns surrounding his son’s potential team placement and the hockey organization. “The $650 hockey skates would have been better than the used ones we got him for $200 at Play-It-Again Sports. Maybe Gavin would have skated faster in those?” thought

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The Anticorruption Effects of Information and Communication Technology in Sport Organizations: The Role of Organizational Health Mediation and Organizational Transparency

Sajjad Pashaie and Popi Sotiriadou

design and implementation of reforms (e.g.,  Chappelet, 2015 ; Mason et al., 2006 ; Pielke, 2013 ; Serby, 2015 ), researchers contend that “integrity” remains a significantly under-theorized and under-conceptualized field in sport “particularly in its use by a range of organizations fighting

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Organizational Structure

John J. Jackson

Sport has a multitude of organizations, which are social systems organized for the attainment of particular types of goals. Organizations are characterized by divisions of labor, power, and communication responsibilities through which regularities such as task allocation, supervision, and coordination are developed. Such regularities constitute the organization’s structure, which is described here in terms of formal relations and communication.

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A Quantitative Assessment of Organizational Capacity and Organizational Life Stages in Sport for Development and Peace

Per G. Svensson, Fredrik O. Andersson, and Lewis Faulk

) organizations is related to the achievement of sustainable change. Yet, systematic research is scarce in this area of the literature. The concepts of organizational capacity and organizational life cycle provide two frameworks that can help contribute to closing this gap in our understanding of the management

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The Importance of an Organization’s Reputation: Application of the Rasch Model to the Organizational Reputation Questionnaire for Sports Fans

Seomgyun Lee, Kyungun Ryan Kim, and Minsoo Kang

The concept of an organization’s reputation, defined as how the organization is perceived by its stakeholders ( Coombs & Holladay, 1996 ), has been researched extensively within the disciplines of business ( Ma & Zhan, 2016 ). As an intangible and high-value capital, reputation contributes to the

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Vulnerability to Fraud in Community Sport Organizations: A Multicountry Study on the Role of Organizational Capacity

Pamela Wicker, Katie E. Misener, Lisa A. Kihl, and Graham Cuskelly

Occupational fraud is a global phenomenon defined as “the use of one’s occupation for personal enrichment through the deliberate misuse or misapplication of the employing organization’s resources or assets” ( Wells, 2005 , p. 44). Fraud represents one dimension of corruption that occurs within both

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Sport-For-Development Organizational Hybridity: From Differentiated to Dysfunctional

Katherine Raw, Emma Sherry, and Katie Rowe

The field of sport-for-development (SFD) has grown substantially in recent years ( Schulenkorf, Sherry, & Rowe, 2016 ). As a result, various forms of interorganizational relationships (IORs) and hybrid organizations have emerged in response to opportunities for organizations and stakeholder groups

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Enactments of Integrated, Disability-Inclusive Sport Policy by Sporting Organizations

Andrew M. Hammond, Andrea Bundon, Caitlin Pentifallo Gadd, and Tim Konoval

Governments often view the integration of nondisabled sport and its Paralympic equivalent as a policy panacea that will lead to the harmonious assimilation of people with disabilities into mainstream sporting organizations ( Peers, Konoval, & Naturkach, 2020 ). Nevertheless, research has found that