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Article Review: Role of Training in Main Events

- Main theme/purpose

The main purpose of this article is to analyze the foundation of event planning, i.e. Volunteerism. The author establishes a significant need for community based volunteering which is ultimately the driving force of any public event.

- Research questions/Hypotheses

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher overall job satisfaction.

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher overall training evaluation.

? Higher levels of volunteers' organizational commitment will lead to higher overall job satisfaction.

? Higher levels of volunteers' organizational commitment will lead to higher overall training evaluation.

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher levels of organizational commitment.

? The greater volunteers' satisfaction with their opportunities to share their opinions and experiences during training, the greater their sense of community at the event.

? The greater volunteers' satisfaction with opportunities to share their opinions and experiences during training, the greater their sense of commitment to the event organization.

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- Main theme/purpose

The main purpose of this article is to analyze the foundation of event planning, i.e. Volunteerism. The author establishes a significant need for community based volunteering which is ultimately the driving force of any public event.

- Research questions/Hypotheses

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher overall job satisfaction.

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher overall training evaluation.

? Higher levels of volunteers' organizational commitment will lead to higher overall job satisfaction.

? Higher levels of volunteers' organizational commitment will lead to higher overall training evaluation.

? Higher levels of volunteers' sense of community at the event for which they are volunteering will lead to higher levels of organizational commitment.

? The greater volunteers' satisfaction with their opportunities to share their opinions and experiences during training, the greater their sense of community at the event.

? The greater volunteers' satisfaction with opportunities to share their opinions and experiences during training, the greater their sense of commitment to the event organization.

? Event volunteers' training evaluation and job satisfaction are ...

Solution Summary

This study is significant for event planners and business owners alike because it illustrates how individuals interact in a community based environment. Business owners for example can utilize this report and work towards strengthening their employment practices and develop programs specifically for their workforce in order to retain employees while promoting a positive working environment. This article provides insight as to how leaders can obtain adequate results from their workforce.

- Your assessment of how the information would be relevant to a sport management professional and academicians (research and managerial implications)

The information provided in this document is relevant to business professionals, community leaders, sports management, and event planners for the reason that in every segment of extracurricular activities within ones professional and personal lifestyle volunteers maintain order and organization, throughout various businesses whether it is religious organizations or political organizations. Volunteers are multifaceted and take on a plethora of roles within a community. In addition to fulfilling a sense of community and commitment, volunteers also feel a sense of obligation and often render their services out of love for the task itself which is another reason for engaging in volunteer work. According to the article, volunteerism declined as a result of women returning to the work force in which case they no longer had time to devote to their communities outside of work and parenting. The author made a valid comparison between high turnover in organizations and rapid decline of volunteering and have drawn a conclusive statement that participant satisfaction contributes to successful outcomes of any event and organizational work force. In essence the two aforementioned are correlated.

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