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SSSF, a multidisciplinary social sciences sport studies journal, welcomes articles that deal with sport and social change and social stability in a wide sense, articles about the profound and comprehensive processes affecting sport. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: National and Organizational Culture in Norwegian Elite Sport: The Account of National Handball Head Coaches by Eivind Å. Skille, Per Øystein Hansen, Frank Abrahamsen & Stiliani “Ani” Chroni.
National and Organizational Culture in Norwegian Elite Sport: The Account of National Handball Head Coaches
In this article, Skille, Hansen, Abrahamsen og Chroni show that at the international level results can be achieved even when embracing, and performing, under humanistic and social-democratic values, which deviates significantly from the commonly embraced win-at-all-costs approach. Norwegian elite sport culture appears to exemplify this cultural approach by actively employing a value-system in the development of its athletes, teams and sport.