Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Elaborating on his co-authored paper, "A proposed theoretical model to explain relative age effects in sport", Jean Côté argues that social agents have the largest influence on relative age effects. According to the paper, primary agents like parents influence relative age effects through Matthew effects. Coaches influence relative age effects through Pygmalion effects and athletes … Continue reading Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Entrepreneurship models: Excluding others by omission or prescription. 

In complexity and evolution, heterogeneity is an asset. The more the relevant elements of variation present(requisite variety ) in a system, the more resilient and evolvable a system will become. Despite that, most entrepreneurship models are proposed as solutions for the problems of the existing one. It is often pitched as better that the previous one, … Continue reading Entrepreneurship models: Excluding others by omission or prescription.