Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(3), pp. 361 - 365
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060301
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Examination of the Relationship between Coaching Efficacy and Conflict Management Style in Soccer Coaches


Melih Balyan *
Faculty of Sports Sciences, Ege University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between coaching efficacy and conflict management style of the soccer coaches. The sample included 224 male soccer coaches ranging in coaching experience from 2 to 15 years. The Coaching Efficacy Scale and The Rahim Organizational Conflict Inventory were used to measure coaching efficacy and conflict management respectively. Pearson correlation coefficient was calculated to examine the relationship among variables. Further, linear regression analyses with stepwise method were used to test the ability of the coaching efficacy to conflict management. Results indicated positive significant association between coaching efficacy and integrating conflict management. Moreover, coaching efficacy has been found to have ability to predict several conflict management styles. Based on the results obtained in the present study, it was concluded that soccer coaches may be more predispose to use certain conflict management styles depending on their coaching efficacy level.

KEYWORDS
Soccer Coaches, Conflict Management Style

Cite this paper
Melih Balyan . "Examination of the Relationship between Coaching Efficacy and Conflict Management Style in Soccer Coaches." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.3 (2018) 361 - 365. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060301.