The Influence of Star Performers on Coordination and Performance:Does Type of Star Matter?
Christopher M. Harris

This study contributes to human capital research by focusing on star performers and a process through which they influence team performance. Star performers are important determinants of team functioning and performance. Using American collegiate basketball teams as a sample, this study examines two distinct measures of star performers and predicts different relationships between star performers, coordination, and performance based on the measure of a star performer. Coordination is examined as a process through which star performers influence unit performance. Evidence of coordination mediating the relationship between star performers and performance is found.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/rcbr.v5n2a1