Research Completed

This section includes abstracts of completed and published research. This section encourages the submission of a wide range of research publication types from conference PowerPoint presentations to peer-reviewed journal articles and including publications in draft and in press.


				
	
	
			
		    

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Determinants of inter-partner learning in an alliance between a national sporting organisation and a professional sport franchise  (2008)

Paul Cleary

This research explores the determinants of inter-partner learning in alliances. The potential for organisations to learn from their alliance partner is well recognised in the literature. The... read more

The formation, processes and impact of interorganisational cliques: A study of New Zealand provincial rugby.  (2011)

Trevor Meiklejohn

A network is a group of organisations connected in ways that facilitate the achievement of a common goal (Provan, Fish & Sydow, 2007). Within this context, a clique is a distinct region in a... read more

Social capital production: sport event volunteer perceptions and impacts  (2010)

Ann Tidey

National governments promote event volunteerism and sport participation as a means to improve the social capital stock of communities (Coalter, 2007; Houlihan, 2005; Skinner, Zakus & Cowell... read more

Symbolic isomorphism: The New Zealand Ice Blacks and Ice Ferns.  (2009)

Geoff Dickson

Using institutional theory as a lens, this research investigates the selection of the names Ice Blacks and Ice Fernz by the New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation for their men’s and women’s... read more

Contextual influences and athlete attitudes to drugs in sport  (2010)

Aaron Smith

This article reports on 11 narrative-based case histories which sought to: (1) uncover the attitudes of players and athletes to drugs in sport, and (2) explore contextual factors influencing the... read more

Multi-level governance in an international strategic alliance: The Plight of the Phoenix and the Asian football market.  (2010)

Geoff Dickson

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the circumstances preventing the Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand’s only professional football team, from participating in the Asian Champion’s League. A... read more

Multi-level governance in an international strategic alliance: The Plight of the Phoenix and the Asian football market.  (2010)

Geoff Dickson

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the circumstances preventing the Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand’s only professional football team, from participating in the Asian Champion’s League. A... read more

New Sport Teams and the Development of Brand Community  (2011)

Nigel Grant

In this study we explored brand community markers in the context of newly established sport teams. We examined whether managers of new sports teams utilize group experience, organizational history... read more

Tactical Innovation in New Zealand Representative Rugby: A Grounded Theory of Developing  (2011)

Kim Kwok

The purpose of this grounded theory research is to understand the process of tactical innovation in New Zealand rugby. Tactical innovation is an important resource for successful rugby. Understanding... read more

Women-only mass participation sporting events: Does participation facilitate changes in physical activity?  (2012)

Catherine Crofts

There is little evidence supporting the claim that mass participation sporting events (MPSE) increase the population’s physical activity (PA). This research aimed to identify the participant... read more

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