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Kalateh seifari M, Amoozadeh Z. The Relationship of Organizational Culture and Entrepreneurship with Effectiveness in Sport Organizations. Ann Appl Sport Sci 2014; 2 (3) :51-60
1- Department of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science, Mazandaran University ,
2- Department of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science, Kharazmi University
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One of the most important factors affecting organizational effectiveness is organizational culture and entrepreneurship. The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship of organizational culture and corporate entrepreneurship with effectiveness in offices of sport and youth in Golestan Province. Research method was correlation and the statistical population included all directors and experts of general directorates of sport and youth in Golestan province (N=280). 164 persons were randomly selected as the sample. The required data were collected by using Denison Organizational Culture Survey (DCOS), author-made Corporate Entrepreneurship Questionnaire, and Effectiveness Inventory (Heydari Nejad and Saberi, 2010). The results showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between organizational culture and effectiveness (r=0.457) and also between corporate entrepreneurship and effectiveness (r=0.795). The results also indicated that organizational culture and corporate entrepreneurship are good predictors of organizational effectiveness. Generally, in sport organizations, because of the nature of sport and physical activities, effectiveness would be ideal when teamwork culture, support for initiative and creativity, and flexible structure encourage employees to innovate.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2014/04/26 | Accepted: 2014/07/27

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