Partnership working in sport and physical activity promotion: An assessment of processes and outcomes in community sports networks
El Ansari, Walid
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Community sports networks were established in 2007 to coordinate local sport and physical activity promotion. Partnerships continue to be used to deliver policy. It is important to understand the relationship between the internal structure of partnerships and their outcomes. This study assesses associations between predictor variables relating to partnership structure and process and four intermediary partnership outcomes: satisfaction, synergy, commitment and effectiveness. A retrospective analysis of data was conducted on 171 surveys administered between September 2008 and March 2009 from community sports network members in England. The predictor variables explained 67% of the variance in synergy, 75% of the variance in satisfaction, 63% of the variance in commitment and 46% of the variance in effectiveness. Sustaining a positive benefits-to-costs relationship, establishing effective communication and partnership strategy, and demonstrating impact were predictive of the four intermediary partnership outcomes. Further research is warranted to help establish a detailed understanding of partnership processes and outcomes.
Public Policy and Administration;
Baker, C., El Ansari, W. and Crone, D. (2016) 'Partnership working in sport and physical activity promotion: An assessment of processes and outcomes in community sports networks', Public Policy and Administration, 32(2), pp.87-109. DOI: 10.1177/0952076715625104.
Article published in Public Policy and Administration on 19 January 2016, available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0952076715625104.
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