International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Measuring Leadership Conditions of The Coaches Considering Some Factors*
Murat Yalçın Besiktas, Lale Orta

Leadership is influencing and guidance process for people to accomplish social or personal goals in certain circumstances, institutional and activities. Leadership process requires organizing their lives and experiences through the group increasing its current strength. Leader, who has specific vision and mission, goal-oriented, has been proven very big impact on group in scientific studies. In this context, the sports industry is one of the most important building blocks are coach’s leadership skills; team creation, positively influencing the performance of athletes, athletes motivation, concentration and target setting skills are important. The coaches who provides a positive contribution to the performance of athletes in a particular case, the time and conditions that encourage athletes to achieve their goals, which help them to achieve common goals, experiences that transfers, implement and communicate. Aim of this study that determines what kind of leadership qualities in our country’s coaches and will be analyzed these features to benefits of athletes. For this purpose; team sports and individual sports coaches measured to determine multi-factor leadership level in Turkey. Population of the study is whole of Turkey. Sampling method of the study is that 30 coaches who are chosen with deliberately non-random sampling method. In the Multi Factor Leadership Qustionnaire which was applied to 30 coaches, according to the results obtained from the research data, 47% of the coaches have applied a system in which the athletes are motivated, it is ensured that they fulfill what they are requested to, they are success oriented, and they are rewarded to provide practice and competition discipline. According to this system, if there is no reward, there is no desired condition either.

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