E-ISSN: 2548-0294
Determination Of The Correlation Between Sports Managers’ Strategic Leadership Characteristics And Employees’ Job Satisfaction [J Int Anatolia Sport Sci ]
J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2021; 6(1): 20-32 | DOI: 10.5505/jiasscience.2021.87597

Determination Of The Correlation Between Sports Managers’ Strategic Leadership Characteristics And Employees’ Job Satisfaction

Kaan Karakuş, Burkay Cevahircioğlu, Erdal Arı
School Of Physical Education And Sport, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey

The aim of this descriptive study was to determine the correlation between strategic leadership characteristics of sports managers and job satisfaction of employees in Ordu Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports. This study was correlational screening model with descriptive feature. The sample consisted of 290 employees from Ordu Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports. The data was collected by the Strategic leadership Scale and Job Satisfaction Scale. The normality of data distribution was examined by Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. The independent samples T-test and one-way analysis of variance (one way ANOVA) for parametric data and Mann Whitney-U and Kruskal Wallis-H tests for nonparametric data were used. In pairwise comparisons between groups, the Tukey test for parametric data and Mann Whitney-U test with Bonferroni correction were used. The Spearman correlation analysis was used for examination of relationship between strategic leadership features and job satisfaction of employees. Data were analyzed using The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS 25.0) was used in all statistical analysis. The statistical significance level was accepted as p<0.05 in all statistical analysis. According to analysis results, the strategic leadership features of managers and job satisfaction of employees were significantly differentiated according to gender, age, income level, education level, work period at institution, work period with manager. It was determined that the strategic leadership features of managers and job satisfaction of employees were not significantly differentiated according to marital status and children number. According to results of correlation analysis, it was determined a positive and significant correlation between the strategic leadership features of managers and job satisfaction of employees. Consequently, the job satisfaction of employees is closely related to strategic leadership features of managers and the job satisfaction and productivity of employees may be increased by effective usage of strategic leadership features.

Keywords: Manager, Leader, Strategic Leader, Job Satisfaction

Kaan Karakuş, Burkay Cevahircioğlu, Erdal Arı. Determination Of The Correlation Between Sports Managers’ Strategic Leadership Characteristics And Employees’ Job Satisfaction. J Int Anatolia Sport Sci . 2021; 6(1): 20-32

Corresponding Author: Kaan Karakuş, Türkiye
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