A Synthesis of a Knowledge Management Framework for Sports Event Management

Azizul Rahman Abdul Ghaffar, Ghassan Beydoun, Jun Shen, Will Tibben, Dongming Xu


Due to rapid social development in Asia, sports events have grown larger and many new countries are also hosting them for their first time. In addition to required increase in expenditures and more efficient management, various instances of inadequate planning highlighted the needs for more effective and better sustainable structures to support knowledge transfer between organizers, from one event to the next. The research presented in this paper aims to facilitate the deployment of systematic knowledge management practices to sports event management, to enable sustainable planning. The research in this paper synthesizes is carried out on the Malaysian Games as an example of a sports event management. Furthermore, we introduce knowledge management (KM) framework that was developed based on studies and observations of processes and activities in this organization. The focus is on knowledge that is key to the success of the Malaysian Games and that which can be used to the development of the organization and in future games.


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Paper Citation

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Rahman Abdul Ghaffar A., Beydoun G., Shen J., Tibben W. and Xu D. (2012). A Synthesis of a Knowledge Management Framework for Sports Event Management . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Paradigm Trends - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8565-19-8, pages 494-499. DOI: 10.5220/0004065004940499

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author={Azizul Rahman Abdul Ghaffar and Ghassan Beydoun and Jun Shen and Will Tibben and Dongming Xu},
title={A Synthesis of a Knowledge Management Framework for Sports Event Management},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Paradigm Trends - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Paradigm Trends - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - A Synthesis of a Knowledge Management Framework for Sports Event Management
SN - 978-989-8565-19-8
AU - Rahman Abdul Ghaffar A.
AU - Beydoun G.
AU - Shen J.
AU - Tibben W.
AU - Xu D.
PY - 2012
SP - 494
EP - 499
DO - 10.5220/0004065004940499