publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Passion in the Workplace: Empirical Insights from Team Sport Organisations

Anagnostopoulos, Christos; Winand, Mathieu; Papadimitriou, Demetra;
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  • Published: 24 Jun 2016
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Although sport management scholars have focused on a fairly wide number of psychologically-related constructs in the workplace, passion has not been part of this research agenda. The present study is the first attempt to fill this gap by exploring employees’ passion in the workplace setting of sport organisations. It does so by applying for the first time the dualistic model of passion developed by Vallerand et al. (2003), which measures two distinct types of passion: harmonious and obsessive. \ud Online survey data were gathered from administrative employees in the United Kingdom’s football industry, responsible for either business-related functions or the club...
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