Applying not-for-profit accountability models to the sport sector

France, Adrian (2012) Applying not-for-profit accountability models to the sport sector. In: 18th Annual SMAANZ (Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand) Conference, 28-30 November, 2012, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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The not-for-profit sector is a large and important sector. Within the not-for-profit sector are many varied organisations with differing goals and practices. The sports sector as one not-for-profit sector has changed with many organisations becoming much more commercial and professional. Priorities for research in this sector include participation and funding, of which demands accountability and governance. A review of the literature is conducted regarding professionalism of sports, and accountability in the not-for-profit sector, before concluding with a proposed accountability model for sport organisations. A reciprocal, cyclical, participation model is suggested. In this model, association members and the committee are separate entities, but part of the organisation.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords that describe the item:Governance, accountability, committee, sports, club, board, management, framework
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Business, Information Technology and Enterprise > School of Business and Adminstration
ID Code:2245
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Deposited On:18 Dec 2012 00:57
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