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Author Goff, Brian L.

Title From the ballfield to the boardroom : management lessons from sports / Brian Goff.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 243 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
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online resource cr rdacarrier
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Note Title from title screen.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sports and business -- Managing fundamentals -- Managing markets -- Managing people -- Managing information -- Managing games within games -- Managing innovation and change -- Managing versus meddling -- Managing and leading.
Summary No one can deny that sports and business are two of the most potent forces in our culture today. Sport, play, and the terms and phrases that define them, are engrained in our collective psyche, influencing the ways in which we conduct business-as a game, with rules of engagement, tournaments of competition, the shame that accompanies defeat, and the bragging rights that accrue to the victor. The parallels are ubiquitous; as the NFL's Bill Parcells stated in a Harvard Business Review article, my guess is that the challenges I've faced are not all that different from the ones that executives dea.
Subject Management.
Sports administration.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
Management. (OCoLC)fst01007141
Sports administration. (OCoLC)fst01130552
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Goff, Brian L. From the ballfield to the boardroom. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005 9780275985172 (DLC) 2004028091 (OCoLC)57068577
ISBN 0275985172 (alk. paper)
9780275985172 (alk. paper)
9780313040986 (electronic bk.)
0313040982 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000049645619
AU@ 000051365814
AU@ 000053219315
DEBSZ 396346111
DEBSZ 42185216X
DEBSZ 430831951
DEBSZ 449179516

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