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  • Study: Leaders of nonprofits that use sport to better society often lack business skills

    Photo of University of Illinois recreation, sport and tourism professor Jon Welty Peachey

    While the leaders of nonprofits that use sport for social change are usually passionate about their groups’ missions, many of them lack the entrepreneurial and leadership skills that their organizations need to thrive, according to a recent study led by University of Illinois recreation, sport and tourism professor Jon Welty Peachey.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Jon Welty Peachey, call 217-244-2956; email jwpeach@illinois.edu

    The paper, “Constraints and strategies to scaling up in sport for development and peace organizations: Evidence from the field,” is available online or from the News Bureau

    DOI:  10.1177/0899764019877253