On Becoming Extraordinary: The Content and Structure of the Developmental Networks of Major League Baseball Hall of Famers

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleOn Becoming Extraordinary: The Content and Structure of the Developmental Networks of Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Author(S)Richard D Cotton (Author)
Abstract  We explore the structure and content of developmental networks depicted in 62 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction speeches to identify which developers and what support mattered most to inductees' career achievement. Our analysis illustrates two new support subfunctions (“freedom and opportunity for skill development” ...Paginationp15-46
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Journal  
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