Peak Performance: Business Lessons from the World?s Top Sports

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Teams such as the Australian Cricket Team, FC Bayern Munich, the All Blacks and Williams Formula 1 have all experienced unparalleled success in their sports, maintained year after year even as individuals on the team come and go. In today's highly competitive global market place these teams can remain in contention only if all the key elements are perfectly balanced and executed, from branding and marketing to training, selection and youth development. In their search for the principles of excellence the authors analyzed the highly effective organizations which carry out the operations behind the scenes which enable the teams to achieve these astonishing levels of success, amassing hard evidence and interviewing key inspirational players both on and off the field. Icons such as Michael Jordan, Frank Williams, Fr anz Beckenbauer, Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Peter Blake and Jonah Lomu are among the many figures who assisted them in their research.

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The authors are all affiliated with the Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. Professor Clive Gilson holds a chair in human resource management and is Editor of the Electronic Journal of Radical Organization Theory. Professor Michael Pratt is dean of the Waikato Management School and a specialist in management accounting, auditing and leadership. Dr Kevin Roberts is the CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi worldwide. He is a board member of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union. Associate Professor Ed Weymes is Director for the Centre of Executive Education at Waikato University.

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Clive Gilson; Mike Pratt; Kevin Roberts; Weymes Ed
Published by HarperCollins Business (2000)
ISBN 10: 0002571366 ISBN 13: 9780002571364
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