Offering a Human Resources Model for Training in the Ministry of Sports and Youth

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Department of Educational Administration, Faculty of Education and Counseling, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran

2 Department of Educational Sciences, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran


The aim of this study was to propose a model for human resource training at the Ministry of Sports and Youth. This research is practical from the objective point of view and it is complex (the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods) from nature perspective. The statistical population in the qualitative sector, including the experts of the Ministry of Sports, was knowledgeable and dominated by the research subject, was n = 14, and in the quantitative section, include all employees and managers (formal, subcontractors and contractors) employed at the Ministry of Sport and Youth were n = 360. To determine the samples in the qualitative section, a purposeful sampling method used and in the quantitative part, a random sampling method including cluster sampling and consolidating sampling used. Data were collected using interviews and questionnaire with Likert five-point range. Cronbach's alpha coefficient a = 0.85 used to calculate the reliability of the questionnaire. To analyze the data in the qualitative section, open, axial and selective coding used. In quantitative part, the exploratory factor analysis, single sample t and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) used. The findings in the qualitative section showed that 1- The effective dimensions of human resources education in the Ministry of Sports and Youth include three dimensions of structural, behavioral and tertiary. 2- In the quantitative section, thirteen components (laws and regulations, need-assessment, financial and budgetary systems, physical facilities, flexibility, motivation, feedback, quality of training, satisfaction of goals and content, evaluation methods, Organizational culture, technology, incentive and supportive system) and 57 indicators identified as factors affecting human resource training in the Ministry of Sports and Youth, with a total effect of 84.3%. 3- A model based on philosophy and objectives, theoretical foundations, dimensions, components and indicators for human resource education showed. Finally, the utility and degree of fitness of the model considered appropriate in terms of fitness and experts 95% confirmed.