The Contribution of Leadership Behaviour to the Performance of Selected Ethiopian Sports Federations




Behaviour, leadership, Performance


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between leadership behaviour and performance of selected Ethiopian sports federations. The researcher used a mixed-methods sequential explanatory design. The population of the study from sport federations employee aimed to fill questionnaire was (N = 126) and selected using availability sampling technique. Leaders from both federation for the purpose of interview was (N = 6) selected using snowball sampling technique. The quantitative data analysis was processed using IBM SPSS Amos 23.0 software. Structural equation modelling (SEM) has been used to study this relationship. Confirmatory Factory Analysis (CFA) was used to test the hypothesis between leadership behaviour and performance observed variables and their underlying latent constructs exist. The finding of study found that there was a positive correlation between leadership behaviour and performance of selected sport federations. The Selected Ethiopian Sports Federations was recommended to provide the performance appraisal of their employees that aimed to improve the organization performance.


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Author Biography

Samson Wondirad, Addis Ababa University

. Name: Samson Wondirad Tadesse
2. Name of your Organizations and Roles: Assistant Professor, College of Natural Science, Jimma University as a researcher, instructor and serving the community
3. Contact email address: telephone number 0919691753
4. Education/Qualifications
4.1. BA in physical education and sports with minor coaching Athletics in 2007
4.2. MSc. Degree in Athletic Coaching, July 21,2011 from Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Life Science, Addis Ababa University,
4.3. MA in Logistics And Transport Management From College Of Business And Economics, Jimma University, August 17, 2018
4.4. PhD Candidate in Sport Science from Addis Ababa University


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How to Cite

Wondirad, S., Asgedom, T., & Taddese, A. (2023). The Contribution of Leadership Behaviour to the Performance of Selected Ethiopian Sports Federations. Indonesian Journal of Sport Management, 3(1), 93–100.