Who takes the lead? Social network analysis as pioneering tool to investigate shared leadership within sports teams.

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Boen, Filip; Broek, Gert; De Cuyper, Bert; Vanbeselaere, Norbert; Loughead, Todd; Van Puyenbroeck, Stef; Fransen, Katrien;
  • Publisher: Elsevier Sequoia
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/7SRAX, doi: 10.31236/OSF.IO/7SRAX, doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2015.04.003
  • Subject: bepress|Life Sciences|Kinesiology|Psychology of Movement | SportRxiv|Sport and Exercise Science|Psychology of Sport and Exercise | informal leadership | team captain | leadership roles | athlete leadership | peer leaders | bepress|Life Sciences|Kinesiology | SportRxiv|Sport and Exercise Science | coaching

Leaders do not operate in social vacuums, but are imbedded in a web of interpersonal relationships with their teammates and coach. The present manuscript is the first to use social network analysis to provide more insight in the leadership structure within sports teams.... View more
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