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Analysis of Selected Quality of Life Variables of Coaches from Various Organizations Working in Tamilnadu State

Abstract:

The purpose of the study was to carry out an extensive study in Tamil Nadu to find out the selected quality of work life among the sports coaches working for various organizations. The purpose of the study was to carry out an extensive study in Tamil Nadu to find out the level of adequate and fair compensation and safe and healthy working conditions among the sports coaches working for various organizations. For the present study the 240 sports coaches working in Tamilnadu were selected at random with 212 men coaches and 28 women coaches. Among that 65 coaches from SDAT, 20 coaches from SAI, 36 coaches from public sector undertakings, 36 coaches from sports academies, 43 coaches from sports clubs and 40 coaches from educational institutions and their age ranged from 25 to 60 years. A simple random sampling technique is also applied. The primary data were collected from the sports coaches working in Tamil Nadu. The requirement of the testing procedures was explained to the subjects so as to get full co-operation of the effort required on their part and prior to the administration of the study. The adequate and fair compensation, safe and healthy working conditions was assessed using Quality of Work Life Questionnaire constructed by Walton. To test the significance of the mean difference among the coaches analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used. In case of any significance of mean difference on the criterion measure, to find out which pair of group was better among the others, the Scheffe’s post – hoc test was applied. To test the obtained results on variables, level of significance 0.05 was chosen and considered as sufficient for the study. When compared to various organization of coaches in respect to quality of work life variable adequate and fair compensation and safe and healthy working condition SDAT having highest quality followed by SAI, sports academies, sports club, educational institutions and public sector undertakings.

Author Name (s): P. Rajan & Dr. S. Prem Kumar

Keywords: Coaches, Quality of Work Life.