Previously published as: Women In Management Review
Online from: 2005
Subject Area: Human Resource Management
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|Title:||Gender openness in managerial education: a sport management focus|
|Author(s):||Mark E. Moore, (Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA)|
|Citation:||Mark E. Moore, (2008) "Gender openness in managerial education: a sport management focus", Gender in Management: An International Journal, Vol. 23 Iss: 5, pp.355 - 370|
|Keywords:||Gender, Sports, Students, United States of America, Women|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/17542410810887374 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this research paper is to examine the effect of gender openness on female student representation within sport management preparation programs.
Design/methodology/approach – A questionnaire was sent to 172 undergraduate and graduate sport management preparation programs within North America and 72 completed surveys were returned. These data were used to test confirmatory factor and structural equation models at the undergraduate (
Findings – Results show that gender openness progresses sequentially and is an effect of programmatic size.
Research limitations/implications – The primary limitation of this research investigation was the utilization of a cross-sectional design given the topic sensitivity. Despite its cross-sectional focus, the study offers important insight about gender openness and inclusion for female students within sport management education.
Originality/value – This study utilized a non-standard approach by examining programs relative to gender openness in sequence as they relate to women in management education. This refreshed approach should be valued by scholars and practitioners alike.
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