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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66088

Government's Goal Achievement in Outsourcing management of sports facilities to Private Sector in Northeastern Iran

Alireza Ghanbari Firouzabadi, Amin Amani, Moein Madanchi


The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which the government has achieved its goals in transferring the management of sports facilities to the private sector in the northeast of the Iran. The present is applied according to the purpose of research and survey according to the collection of information. The study population consisted of managers, heads of sports departments and boards, and stakeholders in the field of sports venues in the northeast of the Iran (500 people). Sampling was done by simple random sampling (220 people). The research tool was a researcher-made questionnaire that, with 29 questions, measured the government's 8 goals of transferring sports facilities to the private sector. To analyze the findings, SPSS software, Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests, sample test, Friedman sign test and Friedman ranking test were used. Data analysis showed that prioritizing the achievement of government goals in the privatization of sports facilities to accelerate economic growth, increase competitiveness in the national economy and reduce financial markets and government management in the percentage of economic activities in the first to third priority. The lack of justice and oversight of the transfer of sports facilities to the private sector seems to have led to the government failing to achieve its goals. Also, due to the overlap of part of the interests of the private sector and the government in the transfer of sports facilities to the private sector, the goals of the government have been achieved to some extent.


Sports facilities, Outsourcing, Privatization, Government goals.

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