Management of Volunteering Human Resourcesin Sport Organisations

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Management of volunteer human resources in sport organisations is an extended, interdisciplinary area covering various empiric researches. In Lithuania managing aspect of volunteer human resources in sport organisations is an uninvestigated phenomenon. Scarce fragmental research related to volunteers’ motivation could be found, however, this research was performed by researchers of social work, psychology issues etc. Subject analysis from managerial aspect is timely, relevant from scientific and practical standpoints. Problematic issue is concerned – what managerial activities of human resources are identified in sport organizations and how these activities should be controlled. Scientific problem – what problems of volunteer human resources management are identified in sport organisations and how they could be solved from managerial position. Research object: management of volunteer human resources in sport organisations. Research aim is to research the factors impacting management of human resources in sport organizations and prepare the model for human resources management in sport organizations. Research objectives: To review researchers’ attitude to volunteering as to an object of scientific research, revealing the variety of them. To reveal inter dependence aspects of volunteering and sport organizations. Having analyzed theoretical aspects, produce theoretical model for management of volunteer human resources in sport organisations. To make and describe empiric research logics and instrument for volunteer human resources management in sport organisations. To research the appliance of theoretic model for management volunteer human resources in sport organisations in Lithuania

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