Organizational structure

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the concept of organizational structure, identifies its basic tenets,
provides examples of the unique features of the design of sport organizations, and summarizes the research findings on organizational structure in sport. The chapter presents a summary of principles for managing organizational structure within various types and levels of sport organizations and articulates current developments in the use of contemporary organizational structures to drive performance in sport organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of sport management.
EditorsRussel Hoye, Milena M Parent
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Pages39-61
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)978-1-4739-0243-5
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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O'Brien, D., & Gowthorp, L. (2017). Organizational structure. In R. Hoye, & M. M. Parent (Eds.), Handbook of sport management. (pp. 39-61). London: SAGE Publications Ltd.