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Title: A framework for understanding the performance of national governing bodies of sport
Author(s): Bayle, Emmanuel
Robinson, Leigh
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Keywords: Physical education and training
School sports
Issue Date: Sep-2007
Date Deposited: 29-Apr-2013
Citation: Bayle E & Robinson L (2007) A framework for understanding the performance of national governing bodies of sport. European Sport Management Quarterly, 7 (3), pp. 249-268.
Abstract: Although much research exists on the performance of organizations little literature exists that allows understanding of the performance of national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport. The research in this paper aims to facilitate this understanding and presents the results of a programme of research carried out with French NGBs. In the main phase of the research, utilizing an adaptation of Lawrence and Lorsch's theoretical framework, case study research was carried out with 11 French NGBs in order to understand their strategy and management practices in relation to their organizational performance. Analysis of these case studies, alongside previous research that has focused on the relationship between strategy/organizational structure and performance, leads to the proposal of a framework through which to explain NGB performance in the field of sport. This framework seeks to accommodate the relationship between strategy, management and operational performance.
DOI Link: 10.1080/16184740701511037
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