Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D in sport management – university of Tehran

2 PhD of sport management , Associated professor, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences, University of Tehran,Tehran,Iran


The aim of this study was to design a model of strategic readiness in sport organizations of Iran. Research method was mixed and  descriptive-survey. In the qualitative part, participants included 16 university professors who were interviewed to determine the main components of the questionnaire. The sample in the quantitative section included 145 managers and employees of the department of physical education and health at the Ministry of Education in the departments and province. A researcher-made questionnaire (α=0.96) (43 items) was used to evaluate strategic readiness in three dimensions of human resources, organizational factors and leadership and management. Data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics, confirmatory factor analysis and Pearson correlation coefficient with Atlas-ti, LISREL and SPSS. The results showed that the model of strategic readiness in sport organizations were based on three main dimensions of human resources, leadership and management and organizational factors. Also, the results indicated that the indices of the model had appropriate and acceptable fit (RMSEA=0.08, CFI=0.98, NNFI=0.99). This model can be used as an instruction to prepare sport organizations more to conduct the strategic management process.


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