Document Type : Research Paper


1 PHD university

2 Assistant Professor Razi University, Kermanshah, Department of Sport Management

3 Professor of sports management from Payame Noor University of Tehran

4 urmia university


This research was conducted with the aim of designing and validating the model of effective factors of environmental transformational leadership in sports. The research method was a type of exploratory study. The statistical population in the qualitative section is environmental elites (university professors, managers, and environmental experts of the country) and scientific and executive sports elites of the country (university professors, managers of the Ministry of Sports and Youth and Sports and Youth Departments). Also, the statistical population in the quantitative section was made up of managers and employees of the Ministry of Sports and Youth. A statistical sample was conducted in the qualitative section of 15 interviews, And in the quantitative section,398 people were selected as samples. The data collection tool was a semi-structured interview in the qualitative section and a researcher-made questionnaire in the quantitative section. The face and content validity verified by 15 people was confirmed by Cronbach's alpha method. The reliability of the interviews was obtained from the method of agreement between two coders based on Cohen's kappa coefficient of 0.73. The statistical method of the study was performed using second-order confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling and using PLS software. The results of the qualitative part indicated that the environmental transformational leadership model in sports has 16 dimensions and 6 perspectives including environmental incentives, sense of belonging, environmental culture, psychological empowerment, transformational leadership, environmental performance. The results of the quantitative part showed that all dimensions of the research model were approved.


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