عنوان مقاله [English]
Objectives: The present study aimed to determine the relationship between club nature, entrepreneurial orientation, entrepreneurial marketing and the performance of sport club managers.
Methodology: This study was practical due to its subjectives and was descriptive-correlational due to its methodology. Statistical population was consisted of managers of Tehran sport clubs among whom 700 individuals were selected using cluster sampling. Herein, we used questionnaires of marketing from Butcher et al(2008), club nature of Khazai (1392), entrepreneurial orientation of Mohammadi(1390) and performance of Fazel(1390). For data analysis on an inferential statistics level, partial least squares (PLS) was used to test hypothesis and the goodness of fit of the model.
Results: Results showed that there is a casual meaningful relationship between club nature, entrepreneurial orientation, entrepreneurial marketing and the performance of sport club managers. In the modern days of marketing, old-fashioned traditional methods of marketing are no longer meeting all the needs of market and results affirmed that novel methods are required.
Conclusion: In today's competitive market, world, traditional marketing does not meet the needs and results have shown that more novel methods of marketing are more effective. Moreover, according to research model, entrepreneurial marketing can improve the function and individualize the company from other competitors. Based on the previous studies, novel marketing strategies would assist managers to create positive progress in the organization.