Document Type: Review Article

Author

Expert Responsible Physical Upbringing Office, Technical and Vocational University, Kerman, Iran

10.26655/ijabbr.2018.1.9

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between responsibility and decision-making features among female volleyball coaches in Kerman. The research was correlational. The statistical society of this study included all coaches of volleyball women in Kerman in 2014 including 400 people. According to the Morgan table, 196 people were selected by sampling method. In this research, two standard questionnaires including the Gaff Responsibility Questionnaire (1951) with a validity of 0.86 and reliability of 0.896 and Scott and Bruce (1995) questionnaire with a validity of 0.84 and reliability of 7760 had been used. To analyze the data according to the measurement scales, objectives and research questions, descriptive statistics such as frequency, frequency percent, and column charts were used. To test the hypothesis of the research, the inferential statistics of k-s test were used to normalize the data and Pearson correlation coefficient used to investigate the research hypotheses. The results of the research showed that 8.2% responsibility of female volleyball coaches were low, 14.8% average, 74.5% high and 6.2%, very high. The dominant decision making style was 37.2% rational, 27% intuitive, 13.8% dependent, 11.7% instantaneous and 10.2% avoidant. Other results of the study showed that there was a direct and significant relationship between responsibility and decision making features of female volleyball coaches in Kerman. There was also a direct and meaningful relationship between responsibility and the rational decision of female volleyball coaches in Kerman. There was a reverse and significant relationship between responsibility and dependent, spontaneous and avoidant decision-making of female volleyball coaches in Kerman. However, there was no meaningful relationship between responsibilities with the intuitive decision making of female volleyball coaches in Kerman.

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