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From the ballfield to the boardroom : management lessons from sports

Author: Brian L Goff
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goff, Brian L.
From the ballfield to the boardroom.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(DLC) 2004028091
(OCoLC)57068577
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian L Goff
ISBN: 0275985172 9780275985172 9780313040986 0313040982
OCLC Number: 243596137
Notes: Title from title screen.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 243 pages) : illustrations
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.
Responsibility: Brian Goff.

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