Document Type : Research Paper


1 Master of Science, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences. University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

2 Assistant professor, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences. University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

3 Associated professor, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences. University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran


The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between empowerment and agility in sports boards of Isfahan city. The present study is a descriptive study of the correlation type and according to the purpose of the research, it is a type of applied research. The participants of this study includes all sports boards' employees of Isfahan city (416 people) which 201 persons were chosen in order to simple random sampling method using Krejcie & Morgan table (1970). The instruments that used to collect data were two standard questionnaires that are Spreitzer Psychological Empowerment Questionnaire (1995) and Dyer and Shafer human resources agility questionnaire (1998). Content and face validity were considered using research tools based on the theoretical foundations of professors and specialists in this field. The reliability of psychological empowerment and human resources agility questionnaires were 0.83 and 0.93, respectively, using Cronbach's alpha formula. To analyze the data, descriptive statistics (tables, mean, and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, Pearson correlation, and multiple regression) were used. The results showed that a significant relationship existed between the psychological empowerment and human resources agility. As well as all components of capacity (significantly, determination, competence and effectiveness) is a significant predictor of human resources agility. So we can say with increasing levels of psychological empowerment of sports boards members of Isfahan city can increase their agility level.


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