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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Developing strategic capacity in Olympic Sport Organisations
Author(s): Robinson, Leigh
Minikin, Brian
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Keywords: Olympic Sport Organisations
Capacity building
Gap analysis
Olympic Games
Pacific Region
Issue Date: 2011
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.
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.
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