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An Investigation into Online Business Models Suited to Irish Sporting Federations

Linnane, Alan (2008) An Investigation into Online Business Models Suited to Irish Sporting Federations. Diploma thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This study proposes to address the problem of how an Irish Sporting Federation (ISF) can achieve their goals of supporting and developing the game in a more effective and
efficient manner. The core services undertaken by the ISF's are administration, education, provision of equipment and provision of resources. The proposed solution would be to utilise the internet in order to achieve the ISFs goals.
By creating a multi-faceted online platform the -1SF's could fulfil their role as a core service provider to the clubs in a more effective and efficient manner.
Research for this study included telephone interviews based on a pre-defined questionnaire and an extensive literature review of all traditional and new business models that may or may not be applicable in creating an online portal for an ISF. The majority of interviewees agreed that having a central location to access the required information on demand would be an ideal solution.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > Sports
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet

H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Electronic Commerce
Divisions: School of Computing > Higher Diploma in Business in eBusiness
Depositing User: Aisling Gorby
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2010 13:08
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2012 11:31
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/33

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