The Relationship Between Managerial Orientation and Productivity: An Examination of Captains from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch

Is a commercial fishing captain who is a task master a more financially successful captain?  Is a commercial fisherman who focuses on the needs of his or her crew more financially successful?  Based on the research, it appears that managerial orientation has no impact on financial success.  Here is the link to the full article:

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