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Intrafirm profit opportunities and managerial slack: evidence from professional basketball

, : Intrafirm profit opportunities and managerial slack: evidence from professional basketball. Advances in the economics of sport, Volume 1: 3-35

An examination is made of the question of managerial slack, using the options available to basketball coaches in the USA as a vehicle to study the management of intrafirm, alternative investment opportunities. It is suggested that sports organizations and events offer a cheap vehicle for understanding processes and organizations because so many high quality data are created as a by-product of the game.

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