Autonomy at work as a predictor of hardy personality and motivation in sport facilitators
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This paper studies the predictive capacity of autonomy at work and the hardy personality of sports professionals on their motivation-effort. The sample is made up of 112 sports facilitators from Extremadura. The OccupationalResilience Questionnaire and the Multidimensional Organisational Climate Scale are used. The results show that the autonomy factor does not correlate equally strongly with the different components of the hardy personality. Thus, the level of strength in the relationship is as follows: control (β = .49) and challenge (β = .32) and commitment (β= .04). However, the latter factor, commitment, is the strongest predictor of motivation and effort (β = .69).The coefficient of determination (R2 = .54) indicates that autonomy and hardy personality predict 54% ofthe variance of engagement. And with respect to the autonomy-hardy personality-motivation and effortmodel, its level of prediction is 24% (R2 = .24). Finally, it should be noted that the autonomy variable offers itsst...