A Review of Barriers and Challenges Faced by Sports Entrepreneurs

Authors

  • Sachin Akalanka Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, Sri Lanka
  • Ranjan Weerakoon Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, Sri Lanka
  • Sarth Vitharana Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Chaminda Abyesinghe Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Keywords:

Sports, Entrepreneurship, Challenges, Barriers

Abstract

The purpose of this research paper is to re-examine the literature sources on the barriers and challenges faced by sports entrepreneurs in running their businesses. Many barriers have been identified through reviewing the sources of various research articles. Secondary sources of data were collected by using the purposive sampling method. In addition, thematically, this study analyses the source of data and identify the barriers and challenges that impact sports entrepreneurship. The results show that Capital, Politics, Business Environment, Business Knowledge, Weather, Public Relations, Time Management, Personal Responsibilities, Employees factor and Consumers factor are barriers and challenges.  As future research implications, researchers can use these factors to identify how these factors impact sports entrepreneurs in their countries. 

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Published

2021-05-18

How to Cite

Akalanka, S. ., Weerakoon, R. ., Vitharana, S. ., & Abyesinghe, C. . (2021). A Review of Barriers and Challenges Faced by Sports Entrepreneurs. Journal of Sports and Physical Education Studies, 1(1), 14-18. Retrieved from https://al-kindipublisher.com/index.php/jspes/article/view/1697