Professional volleyball development in Taiwan’s sports industry

Lin Huan Hu, Chih Fu Cheng, Jei Zheng Wu*

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This study determined the aspects required to professionalize volleyball, by analyzing the literature and interviewing 11 experts and scholars. The criteria of assessments were set, and the strategies of promotion were delivered. We discovered the points of view on the professionalization of volleyball in Taiwan based on six dimensions and 30 criteria. The DEMATEL results show that Quality of Team Management and Stupendousness of the Game are the driving factors with a dominating influence on the performance of other dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1082-1090
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan


  • Analytic network process (ANP)
  • Decision-making trial and evaluation laboratory (DEMATEL)
  • Fuzzy delphi method
  • Professional sports
  • Volleyball

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Computational Mathematics


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