Designing a pattern for the privatization of sports places with a data-based approach


  • Shermin Rahmati Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mozafar Yektayar Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mozhgan Khodamoradpoor Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Kumars Ahmadie Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of


Pattern, Privatization, Sports places, Data-based


This study was done to present a pattern for the development of a sports places privatization using a data-based approach and by developed approach and in a qualitative form. All managers and experts related to the privatization of sport places constituted the statistical population of the study. Due to the qualitative research, totally 16 people were selected as statistical sample using snowball sampling technique. The data collection tool was the interview, which was conducted in Integers interviews until the theoretical saturation stage. Interview data were analysed through 3 stages of open, pivotal and selective coding. categories including causal conditions, contextual conditions, action strategies, and the developing consequences of sports places privatization program were extracted using open coding; Then, in the axial coding stage, the link between these categories was determined as follows in the form of coding pattern: causal conditions (structural factors, necessity of privatization, economic causes); contextual conditions (internal, political, and manpower resources, laws and prescriptions, economic, social, and cultural status, news coverage); action strategies (managerial, legal, privatization structure, cultural and social proceedings); and the consequences (economic development, manpower development, sport development, social development). Following, in the coding stage too, are described the components of coding pattern and finally, are formulated the research fiat statements. According to the results of present study, sports places privatization requires the creation of a transparent and appropriate platform in order to managers could privatizing the places in a proper competition.


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Rahmati, S., Yektayar, M., Khodamoradpoor, M., & Ahmadie, K. (2020). Designing a pattern for the privatization of sports places with a data-based approach. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 15(3proc), S944-S957. Retrieved from