Technology Driving Changes in Competitor Decision Making and Match Management

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dc.contributor.author Leveaux, Rene en_US
dc.contributor.editor Khalid S. Soliman en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:11:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:11:37Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010001975 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Leveaux Rene 2010, 'Technology Driving Changes in Competitor Decision Making and Match Management', , International Business Information Management Association, USA, , pp. 2116-2124. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-9821489-3-8 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16686
dc.description.abstract The main aim and focus of this work is to examine the impacts of the differing information technologies, currently used in sport, are having on the competitora??s decision making processes and their match management. One Olympic sport which is currently introducing mandatory decision making technologies to the scoring processes was examined through discussion groups and interviews. The participants in the study had all participated and competed from the grassroots level to the elite level in Taekwondo, and exposed to various a??officiatinga?? technologies as the technologies were being adopted by their sport. The findings present that, in the majority, the differing degrees of information technology being employed does impact on the athletea??s decision making process and the individuala??s match management. When information technology is being used to provide a mechanism to ensure the correctness of officiating decisions, the outcomes of the matches can be additionally affected by the athletea??s ability to adapt to the technology as well as the situation. The diligent use and application of appropriate technologies can be used as an effective aid, but it does come at a cost. Since the introduction of the use of decision making technology, the way the athlete prepares and competes in a match has changed. The findings provide a basis for further studies and examination of the impacts of the introduction of information technologies into other sports and as a transformer of sport. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher International Business Information Management Association en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Technology Driving Changes in Competitor Decision Making and Match Management en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of The 14th International Business Information Management Association Conference en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 2116 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 2124 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Systems, Management and Leadership en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150301 en_US
dc.personcode 820123 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence) en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom International Business Information Management Association Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20100623 en_US
dc.location.activity Istanbul, Turkey en_US
dc.description.keywords Decision making, information technology, match management en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 820123 en_US


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