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In this chapter, we describe the case of the Minnesota athletic department merger. We present the pre-merger conditions—specifically, the two athletic department cultures and their gendered characteristics. We also describe relationships between key actors and key organizational structures and processes.


Athletic department cultures Program histories Philosophies Values 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Minnesota State UniversityMankatoUSA
  3. 3.University of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand

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