TITLE

The influence of a leader and social interaction on attendance: The case of the Japanese professional baseball league, 1952—2003

AUTHOR(S)
Yamamura, Eiji; Shin, Inyong
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Socio-Economics;Aug2008, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p1412
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: This paper explores how an early leader''s choices influence later followers’ choices via social interaction, and to what extent this sequential behavior enhances industrial development by using the long-term data of Japanese professional baseball. Major findings make it evident that the “Leader” team regarded as an entrepreneur has the positive impact on other teams through social interaction. That is, the leader triggers industrial development and social interaction plays a crucial role in instigating it.
ACCESSION #
32494998

 

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