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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between power bases of sports federations' presidents (PBSP-other) with employee's job stress and intent to stay (both from the viewpoint of employees). The population in this study consisted of the employees of sports federations including experts, chiefs and vise chiefs of federation committees, n=288 that were completed (POSP- other) questionnaire (with 15 questions in 9-point Likert scales) and employees’ job stress and intent to stay questionnaires (with 4 questions for both , in 5-point Likert scales) respectively, after translation process and approved , with commentary of experts, face and content validity of the questionnaire was performed and with Using confirmatory factor analysis, construct validity was confirmed. Reliability of each scale was tested: POSP_other Cronbach's alpha =0.95 and employees job stress and intent to stay, α= 0.83 and α= 0.81. Pearson correlation coefficient and hierarchical multiple regression analyses were used to analyze all the hypotheses. The results indicated that employees believed that presidents of sports federations had legitimate, referent, expert, reward and coercive power bases, respectively, and a negative significant relationship was found between PBSP-other with job stress (r= -0.190) and a positive significant relationship was found between PBSP-other with intent to stay (r=0.434). Hierarchical multiple regression analyses revealed that, among power bases of sports federations; referent power base was a better predictor for employees’ job stress and intent to stay.
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Author(s): Zahra Nobakht Ramezani Tahereh Nedaee Hossein Alimohammadiand Javad Adabi Firouzjah
Power Bases, Federations' Presidents, Federations' Employees, Employees’ job Stress, Employees’ Intent to Stay