Comprehensive Performance Measurement System (CPMS) and Satisfaction of Malaysian Football Players: A Mediating Role of Coaching Leadership Style

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Azlina Zid , Rozita Amiruddin , Sofiah Md Auzair and Hawati Janor


This study to examine the relationship between Comprehensive Performance Measurement (CPMS) and football player satisfaction that mediated by the role of coaching leadership style. Structural Equation Model (SEM) through the PLS Smart Modeling is used to verify the construct and reliability as well to test the hypothesis. There were 330 professional football players from the Super League and Malaysia Premier League involved in this study.

This finding showed the autonomy-supportive coaching leadership style acts as a social factor was fully internalized towards intrinsic motivation has a positive and significant impact on the relationship between CPMS and the satisfaction of the football players. This is based on the self-determination theory, comprising three basic psychological needs namely autonomy, relatedness, and competence that can influence players’ satisfaction and enhance their individual performance. This research may help the football club and state association to standardize control over the football players’ behaviour by preparing various sets of regular physical activity measurements and performance evaluation records that may be able to help produce quality players with high discipline. The coaching style may raise the players’satisfaction and increase the performance of the football team.

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