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Alkhaldi H M. The Importance of Prudent Governance in Fine-tuning Performance Level and Enhancing Administrative Quality: Jordan Higher Council for Youth and Sports Workers' Perspective. Ann Appl Sport Sci 2023; 11 (1)
Coaching and Management Department, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, The Hashemite University, 13115, Zarqa, Jordan ,
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Background. Prudent Governance is Important in Fine-tuning Performance Levels and Enhancing Administrative Quality Therefore, Good governance is associated with efficient and effective administration.
Objectives. The study aims at exploring the importance of prudent governance in fine-tuning performance levels and enhancing administrative quality from Jordan Higher Council for Youth and Sports workers' perspective.
Methods. To achieve the objectives of the study, the questionnaire as a study instrument is adopted. The study sample consisting of 80 administrators working in different locations of the Jordan Higher Council for Youth and Sports is used. A two-domain questionnaire: The impact of applying governance in fine-tuning performance level and the impact of applying governance in enhancing performance quality is designed.
Results. The impact of applying governance on the performance level is at a medium level while the impact of applying governance on enhancing the performance quality is at a medium level. The findings also show that there are no statistically significant differences due to the variable of gender, academic qualification, and years of experience on the impact of applying governance in fine-tuning the performance level and enhancing administrative quality.
Conclusion. The study mainly recommends applying governance in sports institutions, updating the regulations, instructions, laws, and legislation governing the sports domain, matching them with the regulations and instructions in force in the country, and working to enable sports federations to launch a sports governance project in Jordan.
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  • In light of the foregoing findings, the study recommends implementing governance in sports institutions and sports federations, updating and amending the regulations, instructions, laws, and legislation governing the sports movement, and keeping abreast of sports legislation with the regulations, instructions, and laws in force in the country, enabling sports federations to start the sports governance project, and conducting conferences and seminars specialized in sports governance and sustainable development and linking them to standards and levels and their role in improving the quality of administrative work.

Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2022/10/19 | Accepted: 2022/12/27

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