Document Type : Research Paper



Complex conditions of today’s life make it necessary for managers to be updated with modern management methods and processes more than before. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to study the role of postmodern approach in management and its role in sport development. The present study was a field research using correlation test. The population were all the experts and stakeholders of Sport and management. Theoretical sampling method was used according to the population size (N=160) and 112 questionnaires remained eventually. Postmodern management researcher made questionnaire developed by Shabani (2013) (α=0.92) and sport development researcher made questionnaire developed by Pourkiani (2014) (α=0.91) were used. For Inferential statistics, Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Spearman correlation tests were used by 22nd version of SPSS. Also the 8.8th version of Lisrel software was used to test the construct validity and structural equation modeling. The results showed that there is relation between the two variables and their components. Also regression coefficients and T values of the communication model of postmodern management and sport development are approved. According to these results it could be significant to try our best to have more appropriate interactions, procedures and relations within the organizations and especially within the sport organizations, in order to contribute in promotion of sports in the fields of championships, sports for all and education. 


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