Designing a Comprehensive Pattern (Model) For Talent Management in Base and Medal-Winner Sports Iran

Oral Presentation
Paper ID : 1740-12THCONG
Oral / Poster Presentation File: 1740-12THCONG.rar 
1young researcher club
2Kharazmi university/Tehran/ Iran
3Tehran university/Tehran/ Iran
4Sport sciences research institute /Tehran/ Iran
besides the social and economic effects, the country's success in international Sport squads, is considered as a comprehensive symbol of stability and strength of those countries and their source of huge investment in base and medal-winner sports. In this regard, the issue of talent scouting management for sport in developing countries has always to be concerned with. Therefore presenting a model for Iran talent management in base and medal-winner sports is taken the overall purpose of this study. Considering the exploratory nature of the subject, the method of qualitative research was used grounded theory on the Glazer method. First, through the initial studies and the systematic review of related resources, the inventory of effective signs were identified through a primary studies and review. Subsequently, 23 targeted semi-structured interviews with knowledgeable scholars were conducted with the snowball method. The interviews continued to reach the theoretical saturation. The open coding results showed that 575 primary and 328 final signs were extracted. In the central coding, the final badges were classified in 37 concepts and four main categories. Finally, the identified categories derived from selective coding include the process of talent scouting, template management, environmental factors and key stakeholders. The category of talent scouting process includes 8 concepts; pre-assignments, discovery and screening, identification and talent acquisition, recruitment and guidance, aptitude for talent, elitism and heroism, and retirement victory. Also template management involves planning, organizing and stakeholder responsibilities, monitoring, evaluating, and providing resources. Effective environmental factors including equipment and facilities, interventional factors, geographical location, economic conditions, knowledge development, interactions of related organizations, communications, sponsors, administrative bureaucracy, specialist force, social needs, sports and recreation, mass media, Support, culture, private sector, and personal issues. And at the end, the key stakeholders' roles include monitoring and evaluator, selector, supporter, human resource provider, instructor, Financial resources sponsor, Equipment and facilities Provider, Recruiter and trainer. The theoretical model derived from the findings of this study can help managers and policymakers in base and medal-winner sports using the appropriate process of stakeholders and determine the role for each trusted organizations implementing the talent scouting process by eliminating the intervening factors.