Document Type : Research Paper


1 Bu ali sina university

2 bu ali sina university


The aim of this research was to determine the role of spiritual leadership in empowering the employees of Sport and Youth Organization in Hamadan province. The research method was of a descriptive and correlation type. The statistical population of the research included 150 employees of Sport and Youth Organization in Hamadan province. 180 subjects were selected as the sample by Morgan and Krejcie table. Shapiro and Wilk statistical methods, Pearson correlation and stepwise regression were used to analyze data. The results showed a direct and significant relationship between spiritual leadership and all its dimensions with the empowerment of the staff. Also, stepwise regression results showed that the dimensions of organization membership, meaningfulness in work, organizational vision, faith in work, performance feedback could explain the variance related to the empowerment, but love to altruism and organizational commitment were not involved in the prediction. Therefore, it can be said that the empowerment of staff is a strategic aim to achieve organizational visions and missions so the spiritual leadership plays an important role in achieving these goals. Sport managers are advised to involve staff in decision-making processes of their organization in order to strengthen their empowerment and efficiency.


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