Turnaround: Crisis, Leadership,and the Olympic Games

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Regnery Publishing, Jun 15, 2004 - Political Science - 396 pages
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The head of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics organizing committee describes how he assumed the leadership of the troubled organization and turned it around to present one of the most successful Olympic Games ever.
 

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The short version of this review is that Turnaround is a management book. Though many people will be picking this title up for it's potential insights into Romney as a politician, those insights are ... Read full review

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Never have a read a book from an aspiring politician that is this detail oriented. it's refreshing to see someone who might be our president someday who understand this much about business and running large operations. I don't know if anyone else could've done with the 2002 Olympic games what Mitt did. It was amazing. 

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Contents

PROLOGUE
xiii
SIZING UP THE OLYMPICS
1
ANATOMY OF THE CRISIS
23
STRATEGIC AUDIT
39
BUILDING THE TEAM
59
CULTURE
83
THE BUDGET
105
UNCERTAIN REVENUES
117
FUNDS FROM THE FEDS
225
REACHING INTO THE COMMUNITY
243
SLOC AND THE MORMON CHURCH
269
SECURING THE OLYMPIC GAMES
285
SEPTEMBER 11
301
HEART AND MEANING
315
THE GAMES HAVE ARRIVED
343
EPILOGUE
379

NEGOTIATION AND THE IOC
141
THE FACE OF SLOC
169
ONGOING MARKETING EFFORTS
195

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Mitt Romney is the Governor of Massachusetts.

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