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Tasaddoghi Z, Razavi S M H, Amirnezhad S. Designing a Success Model for Entrepreneurs in Sports Businesses. Ann Appl Sport Sci. 2020; 8 (3)
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1- Department of Sport Management, Shomal University, Amol, Iran , zahra_tasaddoghi@yahoo.com
2- Department of Sport Management, University of Mazandaran, Baboulsar, Iran
3- Department of Sport Management, Shomal University, Amol, Iran
Abstract:   (644 Views)
Background. Every entrepreneurial business sees its success factors differ depending on the nature of the products and services, but in any case, the success of entrepreneurship depends on a set of factors.
Objectives. The purpose of this study is to design a model of entrepreneurship success in sports businesses.
Methods. The research method was qualitative and the data-base method was used to analyze participants' responses. It should be noted that data collection was done by reviewing the theoretical bases and interviews. The statistical population of this study consisted of faculty members of Entrepreneurship and Sport Sciences Management Faculties specializing in Entrepreneurship and Business Management at public universities, members and lecturers of the Employment and Entrepreneurship Working Group of the Ministry of Sport and Youth and Elected Entrepreneurs in Iran. Using the data base method, the sampling was done theoretically and after 20 interviews the model framework was formed. Data analysis was performed using three stages of open, axial and selective coding. After open coding, categories including causal conditions, contextual conditions, intervening conditions, strategies and outcomes of entrepreneurs' success in sports businesses were extracted, and then in the axial and selective coding stage, the link between these categories was formulated. The research paradigm model was determined.
Results. Based on the results of the study, 12 indicators were identified in causal conditions, 7 in contextual conditions, 11 in interventional conditions, 13 in strategies, and 11 in outcomes.
Conclusion. Incorporating breakthrough benchmarks into managing a sports entrepreneurial business is about achieving a stronger and better position in the business environment and competing with competitors, thus keeping track of the success factors in an entrepreneurial business. The sport enables entrepreneurs to gain enough potential in the target market as well as in the field of commercial competition.
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APPLICABLE REMARKS
  • It is suggested that sports entrepreneurs take advantage of entrepreneurial features (such as risk-taking, innovation, personal motivation, etc.) and gain comparative advantage, increase their competitive edge and increase their successful presence in the bolder market.
  • It is suggested to provide the infrastructure and basic facilities needed by entrepreneurs from various government agencies and departments to make sports entrepreneurship more successful. In this context, revising, simplifying, and removing obsolete laws with the financial and moral support of the government can dramatically increase the success of entrepreneurs in sports entrepreneurship businesses.
  • It is suggested there be a center for entrepreneurs in the field of sports business to provide knowledge and training on how to succeed in entrepreneurship, introduce successful entrepreneurs and identify creative and innovative initiatives in this field. In this context, it is recommended that different workshops be held for potential entrepreneurs and young entrepreneurs, identifying the roots of entrepreneurial success, learning how to cope with failure, and empirical lessons learned from successes.

Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2019/08/1 | Accepted: 2019/12/10 | Published: 2020/05/10 | ePublished: 2020/05/10

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