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Title:
IDENTIFICATION AND PRIORITIZATION OF OBSTACLES TO ORGANIZATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MINISTRY OF SPORT AND YOUTH

Authors:
Farzad Ziviar , Abolfazli Farahani , Loghman Keshavarzi


Volume - 2 Issue - 11, Pages - 5117-5138

Abstract:
The present paper was conducted with the aim of identifying and prioritizing the obstacles to organizational entrepreneurship in the Ministry of Sport and Youth (MSY). In terms of method, the paper uses the mixed methodology (qualitative and quantitative). The population consists of the present and former managers of the MSY and academic experts. In the qualitative section, the purposeful sampling method was considered. Accordingly, following interviews with 13 individuals from the population, a theoretical saturation level was achieved. In order to identify the barriers to organizational entrepreneurship, in the qualitative section, the qualitative content analysis and open and axial coding interviews were used. Additionally, in the quantitative section, AHP was used for prioritizing the identified obstacles. An analysis of the qualitative data revealed the three main behavioral, structural and environmental obstacles to organizational entrepreneurship in MSY. Furthermore, prioritization of the obstacles in the quantitative section showed, in an order of importance, the behavioral (0.526), structural (0.289) and environmental (0.185) obstacles to organizational entrepreneurship in MSY.

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[Ziviar, Farzad, et al. "IDENTIFICATION AND PRIORITIZATION OF OBSTACLES TO ORGANIZATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MINISTRY OF SPORT AND YOUTH." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 11, 2017, pp. 5117-5138. November.]

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