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Authentic Leadership in Nonprofit Sport Organization Boards

Nick Takos, Duncan Murray, and Ian O’Boyle

Australian sport organizations (e.g., the Essendon Football Club drug investigation by Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority and the Melbourne Storm salary cap scandal) illustrate similar leadership concerns. The AFL is the wealthiest and most popular sporting organization in Australia, capturing the

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Experience-Based Leadership Development and Professional Sport Organizations

Stephen Frawley, Daniel Favaloro, and Nico Schulenkorf

professional sport organizations, with the intent of providing insights into their experience-based leadership development practices. To achieve this research aim, the paper begins by outlining the relevant leadership development literature and the theoretical perspectives that inform the empirical study. The

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Organizational Systems in British Sport and Their Impact on Athlete Development and Mental Health

Zoë A. Poucher, Katherine A. Tamminen, and Christopher R.D. Wagstaff

and political environments, coaching and management style, training and competition environments, and team issues as common stressors in sport organizations ( Arnold & Fletcher, 2012 ; Fletcher et al., 2012 ). Researchers have found that some organizational stressors can significantly impact athletes

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A New Era for Governance Structures and Processes in Canadian National Sport Organizations

Milena M. Parent, Michael L. Naraine, and Russell Hoye

Significant changes have occurred in the sport system landscape since Slack and his colleagues (e.g., Kikulis, Slack, & Hinings, 1992 ; Slack & Hinings, 1992 , 1994 ; Thibault, Slack, & Hinings, 1991 , 1992 ) examined the governance and management of Canadian national sport organizations (NSOs

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The Social Media Response From Athletes and Sport Organizations to COVID-19: An Altruistic Tone

Stirling Sharpe, Charles Mountifield, and Kevin Filo

2020, were postponed for the first time in modern history. Across the globe, sport of every kind, from grassroots community sport to the professional levels, has been cancelled or rescheduled. This has not, however, deterred sport organizations, teams, and athletes from connecting with fans. Much of

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Subtexts of Research on Diversity in Sport Organizations: Queering Intersectional Perspectives

Annelies Knoppers, Fiona McLachlan, Ramón Spaaij, and Froukje Smits

The problem of a “lack of diversity” in sport organizations has produced over 25 years of fruitful research. Early studies include DeSensi’s ( 1994 ) and Doherty and Chelladurai’s ( 1999 ) reflections on cultural diversity in sport organizations, Fink and Pastore’s ( 1999 ) framework of diversity

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Measuring Externalities: The Imperative Next Step to Sustainability Assessment in Sport

Brian P. McCullough, Madeleine Orr, and Nicholas M. Watanabe

signatories will assess the environmental impact of their experiential products (i.e., events; Hirschman & Holbrook, 1982 ). Acknowledging, assessing, and addressing the environmental impact of an experiential product allows for sport organizations to ensure their organization, individually, and the sport

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Decision-Making Processes Used by Canadian National Sport Organization Boards: Differences Between Design Archetypes

Russell Hoye, Milena M. Parent, Ashley Thompson, Erik L. Lachance, Michael L. Naraine, Marijke Taks, and Benoit Séguin

making remains a fundamental aspect of the governance of national sport organizations (NSOs), but the role of these boards in decision making and the processes they use to support their decision-making function has received comparatively less attention from researchers than corporate or nonsport

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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

for-profit and nonprofit settings. Occupational fraud in community sport organizations (CSOs) encompasses a range of embezzlement activities (e.g., theft, forged and blank check writing, opening credit cards, crediting fake supplier accounts) predominantly committed by voluntary treasurers, presidents

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Analyzing Collaborations Involving Nonprofit Youth Sport Organizations: A Resource-Dependency Perspective

Gareth J. Jones, Katie Misener, Per G. Svensson, Elizabeth Taylor, and Moonsup Hyun

Interorganizational relationships (IORs) have been highlighted as a useful strategy for nonprofit youth sport organizations to acquire resources and improve organizational effectiveness ( Babiak, Thibault, & Willem, 2018 ; Casey, Payne, & Eime, 2009 ; Cousens & Barnes, 2009 ). Both conceptual and