publication . Article . 2006

An Evaluation of the Sporting Equals Racial Equality Standard and Its Impact on Organizational Change

Karl Spracklen; Kevin Hylton; Jonathan Long;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2006
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Despite greater attention to racial equality in sport in recent years, the progress of national sports organizations toward creating equality of outcomes has been limited in the United Kingdom. The collaboration of the national sports agencies, equity organizations and national sports organizations (including national governing bodies of sport) has focused on Equality Standards. The authors revisit an earlier impact study of the Racial Equality Standard in sport and supplement it with another round of interview material to assess changing strategies to manage diversity in British sport. In particular, it tracks the impact on organizational commitment to diversit...
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Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, Organizational commitment, Sociology, Public relations, business.industry, business, Equality and diversity, Sociology of sport, Racial diversity, Ethnic group, Equity (finance), Racial equality
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