The success of any organization in the current competitive world is directly linked to how well and consistently the organization performs, and the style of leadership plays a significant role in this performance (Ojokuku, Odetayo & Sajuyigbe, 2012). With this perspective, leadership can be defined as the capability of an individual to persuade and inspire others so that they contribute towards effectiveness and success of the organization (Yukl & Becker, 2006). Various leadership styles and their influence on organizational success have been advanced and studied (Nanjundeswaraswamy & Swamy, 2014). One such style is the transformational leadership style, which according to Givens (2008), acts as a driving force for organizational performance and innovation. Besides, he adds, transformational leadership enhances employee job satisfaction as the transformational leader interacts with subordinates to motivate them to achieve maximum output in their work responsibilities (Jalal, Khawaja, Kamariah, Fosa, Muhd & Ahmad, 2012).
While plethoras of leadership ideologies exist, one approach that attracts significant is transformational leadership (Burns, 1978; Bass, 1985). Transformational leadership Ideology portrays a leader, who inspires, cultivates a “vision”, determines development through creativity and innovation and accomplishes the “desired” change through group members’ assistance and commitment (Burns, 1978). According to Chelladurai (2005), sports researchers have obtained leadership models and theories from organizational domains and investigated their adequasy in sports teams. Sport leadership research has a long tradition of acquiring, adapting models from industrial and organizational psychology, in order to examine their potential pertinence to sports domain. Early researchers of sport leadership applied these leadership models, due to the abundance of similarities between sport and business proposes many crossover associations between the two disciplines (Chelladurai,
Nike is the world’s leading company in athletics. As society, the environment and life keeps changing, Nike’s main goal is to be able to adapt to changes going on. Basically continuously innovating and adjusting to needs and desires. It is highly depended on CSR to appeal to its consumers, shareholders, business partners, employees, and community. CSR majorly contributes to their success, superiority and helps deepen their bond with their customers.
There are numerous institutions that are involved in the delivery of sports within the United Kingdom ranging from community sport to elite performance sport. These governing bodies are an essential part of sports in the United Kingdom.This report is to identify the important role sporting bodies play in the success of making British sports a leader in global sports and sports governance. For the purpose of this report, UK Sport will be taken into consideration- the nation’s high-performance sports agency which has managed to produce some of the finest athletes the country has seen- its achievements and strategic objectives will be highlighted and critically analysed. As highlighted in their Annual report for 2016, the main objective of
Functionalist theory generally leads to the conclusion that sports is well known in society, because they maintain the mores and values that keeps the stability and order in everyday life. Conflict theory focuses on the need to change the organization of sports and society. The goal of these changes is to give workers, in-cluding athletes, control over the conditions of their work or even their own schedule. In this case it identifies factors related to class relations and economic exploitation in sports. In the micro approach, it tries to understand the meanings, identities, and social relationships associated with sport
Introduction In this day and age sports sponsorship is a strategic relationship between businesses (b2b) where both sides seek a mutual benefit. Through this each business’s brand is equally crucial to the success of the relationship and is commonly described as a partnership through co-branding (Farrelly and Quester 2005a). However, each side of the relationship tends to place emphasis on two specific gains, from the perspective of the sponsee they seek to gain the greatest benefits/compensations for the sponsorship while the sponsor seeks to enhance their corporate brand image (Javalgi et al 1994). Furthermore the sponsor’s use sports events and organizations in order to enhance the customers and stakeholders perception of their brand in
Beyond disputes, the persuasive influencer, chairman Richard Branson takes a pivotal role in corporate leadership strategy. The profound understanding of employees, interaction on a personal level, elevates the business. Overall, managers dedicated help their subordinates to succeed, provide the constructive feedback, which is an essential part of the Virgin’s corporate culture. The transformational leadership lessons, which are possible to learn from the Virgin Atlantic Airways venture: disruptive rethinking of business strategy; people are the major asset of the business, have to be treated respectively; to transform ideas into constant innovations. Analysing the array of attributes of the leadership theories, indeed, it is logical to conclude that trust and transparency are crucial elements of building a sustainable business in a VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous).
This research paper found out the importance of the strategies adopted by these companies, those are globally the top sportswear and sports equipments manufacturer. The discoveries of the research paper highlight The Adidas methodologies concentrate on the wide separation, development, attempting to deliver new items, administrations and procedures so as to adapt up to the opposition. It grasps a multi-brand technique, accentuation on extending exercises in the developing markets, persistently enhancing framework, procedures and frameworks, cultivate a society of testing tradition and grasping change, encourage a corporate society of execution, energy, trustworthiness and differing qualities. Nike's methodologies which concentrate on advancement and accentuation on its innovative work office, procurement of
This part might be given by inner coaches or tutors and, progressively, by expert professional coaches. Coaching and mentoring programs for the most part turn out to be famous amongst workers as honing accomplishes a harmony between satisfying organisational objectives and goals whilst checking the self-improvement needs of individual representatives. It is a two-path relationship with both the organisation and the employee increasing huge advantages. IKEA left on a voyage to outfit its novel corporate society and management style, at last to drive its business execution. To do this they needed to furnish their managers with execution management guiding abilities to supplement the current management style and extend the arrangement of management and leadership skills.
Sports and physical activities generally are a major part of my life, and experience of various types of work has helped me to realise that this is where I would like to make my career, I’ve had an interest in coaching from watching and playing under youth team coaches and also first team coaches such as Coventry united Fc ,Coventry city Fc ,Chasetown fc, Luton town academy Fc and Strachan academy Fc I’ve been highly inspired by the work of the coach and staff at these teams, it helped me understand how coaches expectations influence an athlete’s success, at the beginning of any season, coaches are trying to get an idea of how each athlete can help the team succeed. They observe the number of factors, which seem to fall within 3 categories: personal cues, performance information and psychological characteristics. The experience also helped me to realise that coaches are influential life teachers, This kind of coach doesn’t just teach the skills, Tactics , techniques and strategy within the narrow confines of the sport. Instead they look for opportunities where the more important life lessons can be conducted such as mastering hardship, handling and rebounding from failures and setbacks, trusting your teammates, sacrificing individual needs to and for the benefit of the group also emotionally dealing with winning and losing, great sportsmanship, fair play, honesty and integrity and more. The reason for why I would like to take part in this course is because I believe