The Influence of Paternalistic Leadership on Satisfaction Towards the Performance of the Division I Volleyball Athletes and Their Turnover Intention in Colleges/Universities in Taiwan
Date of Degree
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible relationships between satisfaction, turnover intention, and paternalistic leadership style of coaches among male and female Division 1 volleyball players in Taiwan. Four hundred and thirty two university volleyball players and 24 coaches were asked to participate in this study; 316 volleyball players completed the questionnaires for a response rate of 73.15% and 24 coaches completed the questionnaires for a response rate of 100%. Three instruments were used in this research: Paternalistic Leadership Questionnaire, Athlete Satisfaction Questionnaire, and Turnover Intention Questionnaire. The results showed that (a) female coaches use more paternalistic leadership than male coaches; (b) coaches who have more experience use more authoritarian leadership in paternalistic leadership; (c) female players respond more positively to coaches' moral leadership, and male players respond more to coaches' authoritarian leadership; (d) players are more satisfied with female coaches, part time coaches, young coaches, and coaches who have less experience; (e) female players have higher satisfaction than male players; (f) players who have more experience and have played volleyball longer have higher satisfaction; (g) coaches who are older and have more experience cause higher turnover intention in players; (h) male players have higher turnover intention; (i) players with less experience have higher turnover intention; (j) coaches' moral and benevolence leadership have direct influence on players' turnover intention; (k) the athlete satisfaction categories teammates, invest in, support, and coach's attitude directly influence players' turnover intention.
Wu, Chia-Chun, "The Influence of Paternalistic Leadership on Satisfaction Towards the Performance of the Division I Volleyball Athletes and Their Turnover Intention in Colleges/Universities in Taiwan" (2010). Theses & Dissertations. 227.