Development of Competencies among Thailand Professional Football Clubs' Sports staff
This study aimed to investigate factors influencing the development of sports staff's competencies and develop methods for professional football clubs in Thailand. A questionnaire was used to collect responses from 287 staff of professional football clubs in Thailand. Multiple linear regression was used to analyze the data. An in-depth interview has been conducted among the sports staff's were carried out with analysis from nine experts. A development model of sports staff's competencies of professional football clubs in Thailand was finally designed. The results of the study revealed that influential factors affecting the development of sports staff's competencies of professional football clubs in Thailand were significantly different at 0.05 in terms of their organizational atmospheres (flexibility), followed by their readiness in self-study including risky patients, ambiguity, learning complexity, mutual learning perspectives with useful processes, learning conception, and acceptation on self-responsibility of their learning. In summary, the development of sports staff's competencies of professional football clubs in Thailand could be divided into four significant aspects: 1) Concentration on learning and well-organized performances; 2) abilities in planning, setting up goals, analyzing, and synthesizing tasks; 3) creativity and innovations, and 4) sports staff's characteristics.
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