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“I asked them to please keep helping me,” Puig told ESPN. “Specifically with baserunning and hitting my cutoff man. I want them to help me with everything they can.”
i don't think it's unreasonable for folks to wonder about the likelihood of successfully using 'public shaming' as an employee management tactic
maybe puig will generate the desired behaviors but from experience most others from whatever culture/background would not respond to this approach
Obviously, an MLB dugout with media at the gates is a wholly different animal than a faceless workplace... but the few occasions I've had to deal with a subordinate that was a little off track, the last thing I'd do is turn it into some sort of event.
awful quick. the ugy has only been with the major league club for less than a year.
and to be clear i am NOT saying the young man doesn't need constant coaching, mentoring, disciplining.
Its amazing how people with no experience managing anything feel so certain that they know better than people who do.
I kind of sympathize with Captain's point; I have plenty of experience managing a business with employees, but it's practically irrelevant to the job of managing professional athletes.
...as you may have heard that Magic Johnson is African-American.
But as always, facts never get in the way of BTF's massive legion of dipshitts throwing out their accusations of racism and general all-around bullcrap, no matter how unwarranted.
I'm sure some other team in the league could find a use for the 6 WAR that Puig is going to provide this year.
If Donnie did all these things, a group meeting is a reasonable next step, esp. given he doesn't have hire/fire control over Puig, just playing time control.
Absolutely. Reggie Jackson in 1977. Reggie was publicly criticized by his manager, Billy Martin, among others, for his behavior and attitude throughout the season. He ultimately responded by leading the Yankees to the world championship.
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