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Chatchai Chatpunyakul
Sarist Gulthawatvichai
Tepprasit Gulthawatvichai


Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between organizational culture in terms of work practices and psychological empowerment among professional football coaches who tend to face high level of job insecurity condition.

Methods This study employed a survey among 127 Thai professional football coaches. Measures were adopt from previous studies and were back-translated. Structural Equation Model (SEM) was utilized to test hypothesis.

Results Results show that organizational culture conceptualized by five work practices is positively and significantly associated with football coaches’ perception of psychological empowerment. Specifically, only work practice of autonomy is found to be positively and significantly associated with psychological empowerment.

Conclusion We conclude that organizational culture tends to affect psychological empowerment positively. In particular, work practice of autonomy has tendency to affect psychological empowerment in a positive manner. The results, in addition to insights regarding the context of organizational culture and empowerment in the football management area, have implications for those attempting to encourage their staff to feel more persistent and intrinsically motivated toward insecure and pressure job conditions.


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Chatpunyakul, C. ., Gulthawatvichai, S. ., & Gulthawatvichai, T. . (2019). EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL EMPOWERMENT AMONG EMPLOYEES WITH JOB INSECURITY: A CASE OF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL COACHES IN THAILAND. Journal of Sports Science and Health, 20(2), 85–97. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/spsc_journal/article/view/240455
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