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Kick off in the Scandinavian soccer leagues
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study emphasizes on the Scandinavian soccer leagues team performance and what shapes it. This has been a widely discussed area where previous researchers have focused on factors such as organizational structure, organizational strategy, team level and individual level. The study takes this field to a new level with a combination of these factors in order to conceptualize team performance on a new level.

The purpose with this study is to explain how organizational strategy, structure, team level and individual level factors affect team performance, in the Scandinavian elite soccer leagues. In order to investigate this phenomenon we have used a deductive approach. Further, this study emphasizes a quantitative approach where the data has been collected through a document analysis.

In this study the findings indicates that the variables that has been chosen are highly correlated to team performance. However, due to the short time frame this study has fostered, it has been hard to generalize how the variables affect team performance.

The limitations are that the study´s findings are only based on a two year span, which makes it hard to generalize the results. However, it is clear that the chosen variables have a significant impact on team performance in Scandinavian soccer leagues.

The original value of this thesis is a new conceptualization on team performance within the soccer industry.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 79 p.
Keyword [en]
team performance, organizational, structure, strategy, team level, individual level, organizational outcome, Scandinavian soccer league
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-12863OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hkr-12863DiVA: diva2:745315
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Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics
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Available from: 2014-09-17 Created: 2014-09-10 Last updated: 2014-09-17Bibliographically approved

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