Football Management

Hardcover | May 15, 2010

bySue Bridgewater

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Football managers have to deal with a number of unique pressures, yet the challenges of the football manager are similar to those of managers in other sectors. This book examines the management of football and looks at ways that managers and leaders in other industries can use tools and techniques from the sporting world within their own sector.

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Football managers have to deal with a number of unique pressures, yet the challenges of the football manager are similar to those of managers in other sectors. This book examines the management of football and looks at ways that managers and leaders in other industries can use tools and techniques from the sporting world within their o...

Sue Bridgewater is the leading academic in the areas of and sports management and branding, particularly for football. She is also the director of a prestigious new center at the Warwick Business School's "Centre for Management in Sport" which will officially open in autumn 2009. Bridgewater has been running courses for Football Manag...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.56 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230238416

ISBN - 13:9780230238411

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Table of Contents

List Of Figures
List Of Tables
Preface

Introduction: The Football Management Context
-Through The Goldfish Bowl
-Book Structure
 
Chapter 1 What Can Business Learn From Football And What Can Football Learn
From Business?
-What Characterizes Football Management?
-How Does That Help Us To Learn About Management?

Chapter 2 Life In The Fast Lane
-Introduction
-Leadership Theory
-Leadership: Schools Of Thought
-The World Of The Football Manager: From Gaffer To Goldfish Bowl
-Conclusion

Chapter 3 The Golden Boys
-Introduction
-What Is Success?
-What Is Success For A Football Manager?
-Measuring Football Manager Success
-Perceived Success: Viewing Success Through A Lens
-Football Managers And Success: The Big Picture
-Conclusion

Chapter 4 The Blame Game: Does Changing Leaders Help?
-Introduction
-Football Manager Succession
-The Blame Game
-Conclusion: Why Changing Managers Might Not Work

Chapter 5 Snakes And Ladders
-Introduction
-Ladders
-Snakes
-Conclusions

Chapter 6 Final Thoughts On Football Management
-Football Manager As Leader
-Success And The Football Manager
-Football Manager As Talent Manager
-Football Manager Succession
-Managing In A Turbulent Market

Notes
Glossary
Appendices
References
Index