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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part C

The organisational change of the Taiwan Go association in response to the Sportization of Go


Author(s): Hsu Wei-Ting and Shang I-Wei

Abstract: This study attempted to identify the organizational change of the Taiwan Go Association in response to the Sportization of Go. The causes, obstacles, circumstance and future direction of the Go Association under such context are discussed. The data were collected through document analysis, field observation and interviews. The Sportization of the Go Association was motivated by the stress of competitive achievement, Go being listed in the events of Asian Games and included in the higher education recommendation for elite athlete, but it also encountered external and internal obstacles. The Sportization of the Go Association would have a positive effect on realizing the current organizational goals while the substantial outcomes of the Go Association as a sport organization depend on whether or not the future goals could be achieved.

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How to cite this article:
Hsu Wei-Ting, Shang I-Wei. The organisational change of the Taiwan Go association in response to the Sportization of Go. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(1):147-153.
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