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Assessment of Talent Identification and Players Success Rate: With Specific Reference to Addis Ababa Basketball Projects

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dc.contributor.advisor Tadesse, Aschenaki(PhD)
dc.contributor.author Mechalo, Ayenalem
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-18T08:28:45Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-18T08:28:45Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/1222
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this investigation is to assess talent identification and players success rate of basketball projects under Addis Ababa city. Cross-sectional study design was best suited to carry out the study and qualitative and quantitative research method was also employed. The total populations of this study were 200 players and 10 project coaches from different basketball projects of Addis Ababa. Among the total population, 100(50%) project participants were selected using simple random sampling method and 10(100%) of coaches were selected using purposive sampling method by considering their coaching experience. Therefore to realize the objective of the study primary data were gathered from basketball project coaches as well as players. In addition to this document analysis was employed to observe personal profile of players. Questionnaire of talent identification developed by Rutten et al (2005) and Wegnear et al (2011), as well as structured interview was the main information gathering tools in the course of the study. Statistical analysis was carried out by using (SPSS) statistical package of social science version 20. Therefore quantitatively collected Data were analyzed through descriptive statistics, mean, standard deviation and data gathered through structured interview were analyzed by organizing similar verbatim in to common themes. Independent sample t-test was carried out to determine the mean score difference between the project coaches and players regarding to goal of talent identification, target of talent identification, the availability of sufficient personnel to carry out talent identification, cooperative work, financial resources and infrastructure and support from family and government. Therefore independent sample t-test indicated that there was statistically significance mean difference appeared between players and coaches regarding to target of talent identification, the availability of sufficient personnel to carry out talent identification, cooperative work and financial resources and infrastructure (p< 0.05). The final results of the study show that, common method of talent identification in most projects was visual assessment. There was low rate of player’s participation in higher league or clubs after completing project engagement. Financial problem, limited number of personnel to identify material, low concern from family and government body and absence of equipment were the major problems that directly related with talent identification in Addis Abeaba basketball projects. Key word. Talent, goal, target, success rate, visual assessment. talent selection en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Abeba university en_US
dc.subject Talent; goal, target; success rate; visual assessment; talent selection en_US
dc.title Assessment of Talent Identification and Players Success Rate: With Specific Reference to Addis Ababa Basketball Projects en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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