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  • Organizational structure in sport serves several functions, including helping those within the organization to understand their roles, expectations, decision making, authority, and responsibility. It also can help with collaboration, assigning of tasks, and communication. Leaders must determine what structure is the best to carry out the organization's mission and objectives. There are numerous ways to set up and manage the organization; however, the structure that leaders choose will have an impact on the strategy used to achieve success.

author list (cited authors)

  • Swayne, L., & Dodds, M.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Swayne, Linda||Dodds, Mark

editor list (cited editors)

  • Swayne, L. E., & Dodds, M.

Book Title

  • Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

publication date

  • January 2011