Leadership and group size: An experiment

Mana Komai, Philip Grossman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Abstract

Our experimental results suggest that the effectiveness of leading by example decreases with group size. The discrepancy between the leaders and followers incentives increases with group size. Thus, as group size increases, followers more often refuse to follow their leaders.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20 - 22
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume105
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Cite this

Komai, Mana ; Grossman, Philip. / Leadership and group size: An experiment. In: Economics Letters. 2009 ; Vol. 105, No. 1. pp. 20 - 22.
@article{67f9ef6e06b04075b8a9b7b975f4e5ae,
title = "Leadership and group size: An experiment",
abstract = "Our experimental results suggest that the effectiveness of leading by example decreases with group size. The discrepancy between the leaders and followers incentives increases with group size. Thus, as group size increases, followers more often refuse to follow their leaders.",
author = "Mana Komai and Philip Grossman",
year = "2009",
doi = "10.1016/j.econlet.2009.05.007",
language = "English",
volume = "105",
pages = "20 -- 22",
journal = "Economics Letters",
issn = "0165-1765",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "1",

}

Leadership and group size: An experiment. / Komai, Mana; Grossman, Philip.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 1, 2009, p. 20 - 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

TY - JOUR

T1 - Leadership and group size: An experiment

AU - Komai, Mana

AU - Grossman, Philip

PY - 2009

Y1 - 2009

N2 - Our experimental results suggest that the effectiveness of leading by example decreases with group size. The discrepancy between the leaders and followers incentives increases with group size. Thus, as group size increases, followers more often refuse to follow their leaders.

AB - Our experimental results suggest that the effectiveness of leading by example decreases with group size. The discrepancy between the leaders and followers incentives increases with group size. Thus, as group size increases, followers more often refuse to follow their leaders.

U2 - 10.1016/j.econlet.2009.05.007

DO - 10.1016/j.econlet.2009.05.007

M3 - Article

VL - 105

SP - 20

EP - 22

JO - Economics Letters

JF - Economics Letters

SN - 0165-1765

IS - 1

ER -