Essays on Organisation Change in Sport Case Study

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The paper 'Organisation Change in Sport' is a good example of a Management Case Study. In the year 1924, the Chinese Football Association or CFA was founded in Beijing, China and it administered the domestic soccer leagues as well as the national team. After seven years, in 1931, the CFA was able to join in Federation Internationale de Football Association or the FIFA. The Chinese Football Association is not an independent organization in China. It became a part of the General Administration of Sport or GAS. At present, their presidents are Xie Yalong and Nan Yong (‘ Football in China, ’ 2008). On the third day of January, the year 1955, the CFA, which is the only organization that manages the football sport on a national scale, was established in Beijing.

The CFA consists of associations in each province, autonomous region as well as major municipalities in China, amateur associations of football of different professionals, as well as football associations under the People’ s Liberation Army (‘ Chinese Football Association, ’ 2003). It is a non-governmental as well as a non-profit organization. It is a member of the All-China Sports Federation and the only legal organization which represents China in FIFA and in the Asian Football Confederation or AFC (‘ Chinese Football Association, ’ 2003).   CFA Roles The key roles of CFA are to run the Chinese national football team as well as the CFA cup, to develop from grassroots to China team, to represent China in the FIFA as well as AFA, and in order to regulate the whole game which include the rules of the games as well as a disciple and setting the overall standards and well as promoting (Xuequan, M., 2007). Before the year 2004, the Chinese Football Association has played a lot of roles in China due to its strong governmental background.

CFA has the right to decide how much each club could get in terms of managing television broadcasting rights as well as broadcasting revenues. The transfer of football players between the different clubs is managed by CFA. In addition to that, they are also the ones who manage the profits of the football league wherein included in this are the incomes from the tickets sold as well as the sponsorship. The task of the Association The CFA has the following task which includes, working out strategies to develop Chinese football, increasing public participation in sport, promoting exchanges as well as friendships with FIFA, AFC as well as foreign football Associations and players, making a training plan for future football players, organizing training as well as activities of the national football team, working out and approving systems rules as well as disciplines of China’ s football games, assisting the organization of national and international football games, holding training courses for the coaches, judges as well as players and organizing exams and evaluation on the coaches and judges, selecting teams and players to participate international games, and approving judges on the national level, and reporting international judges to FIFA (‘ Chinese Football Association, ’ 2003). CFA Office, Departments, and Committees ‘ Involved in CFA are General Office, Foreign Exchange Department, Professional Department, Amateur Department, Development Department, National Team Management Department, Legal Consultant Committee, League of Affairs Committee, Publicity Committee, as well as Discipline Committee’ (‘ Chinese Football Association, ’ 2003).



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