Football and Management: Comparisons Between Sport and Enterprise
Aims to describe and explain how organizations like football clubs operate, highlighting the best practices within profit driven corporations, which can be adopted by football clubs to operate in a better manner. What are the dynamics of different leagues and other contexts in which football can learn from business? What can business learn from football? And how can business implement these practices? This volume articulates a basic framework using the differences between football in Sweden and in England. It aims at presenting models which are easily applicable in the working place and defines playing styles on the pitch and thought styles in the board room. The author bases his text on his own experience from many years of teaching and consultancy work.
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1 Footballs similarities and differences compared with other industries
2 Six propositions as a frame of reference
3 Market atmosphere on and off the pitch
4 The game is the product
5 Product development and training
6 Management challenges in football
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