2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Organizational structure and management challenges of athletics clubs in Ethiopia: Policy perspective
Author(s): Tadesse Gebremeskel, Hasrani Shivappa, Yassin Ibrahim, Mathivanan and Dhamodharan
The purpose of the study is to identify the organizational structure and management challenges of athletics clubs in Ethiopia from the perspective of the country policy. This research was conducted to provide an answer for the basic research questions what does the athletics club structures and management challenges look like. The research design used to this study is survey method. The study is conducted on athletics clubs found in four regional states and one city administration athletics’ federation. Stratified sampling technique was employed to select the sample clubs by formulating strata based on their administration (n=25) and purposive sampling for interview participants. Questionnaires, interview, observation and document are used as primary and secondary sources of data. The result of the analysis discloses that the athletics clubs have undetermined organizational structure and club strategy, environment, resource, decision making and line of communication (related management challenges). Managers need to design an organizational structure based on the club strategy, environment, resource, decision making and line of communication which would be implemented in the coming future. In this modern life research informs, the gap to be filled, new theories, principles, and proper systems of management. One of the implications of this study is informing policy makers to adjust their club structure by considering the club management challenges which may appear in the coming future to put the structure in to practice.
Pages: 344-349 | 277 Views 3 Downloads
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Tadesse Gebremeskel, Hasrani Shivappa, Yassin Ibrahim, Mathivanan, Dhamodharan. Organizational structure and management challenges of athletics clubs in Ethiopia: Policy perspective. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):344-349.