From the post room to the board room, everyone thinks they can be the manager. But how do you manage outrageous talent? What do you do to inspire loyalty from your players? How do you turn around a team in crisis? What's the best way to build long-term success? How can you lead calmly under pressure? The issues are the same whether you're managing a Premier League football team or a FTSE 100 company.
Here, for the first time, some 30 of the biggest names in football management reveal just what it takes. With their every act, remark, and success or failure under constant scrutiny from the media and the fans, these managers need to be the most adroit of leaders. In The Manager they explain their methods, offer lessons they've learned along the way, and describe the decisions they make and the leadership they provide.
Each chapter tackles a key leadership issue for managers in any walk of life and, in their own words, shows how the experts deal with the challenges they face in an abnormally high-pressure environment. Offering valuable lessons for business leaders and fascinating behind-the-scenes insights for football fans, The Manager is an honest, accessible and unprecedented look at the day-to-day work of these high-profile characters and the world of top-level football management.
Featuring: Roy Hodgson, Carlo Ancelotti, Arsène Wenger, Sam Allardyce, Roberto Mancini, José Mourinho, Brendan Rodgers, Harry Redknapp, Sir Alex Ferguson, Walter Smith, Mick McCarthy, Gerard Houllier, Tony Pulis, Martin O'Neill, Neil Warnock, Howard Wilkinson, Kevin Keegan, Dario Gradi, Andre Villas-Boas, David Moyes, Alex McLeish, Hope Powell, Martin Jol, Glenn Hoddle, Chris Hughton, David Platt, Paul Ince, and George Graham.
Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.
Author Mike Carson, a leading management consultant, working in partnership with The League Managers Association has been able to access some of the biggest names in football.Review:
“Talking to 30 top football managers about their careers was always going to unearth a trove of interesting material, and in that respect this book does not disappoint. By far its strongest point is those managers' first-person recollections and observations.” ―Independent
“Mike Carson takes a different approach in his compelling examination of 30 managers, treating his subjects as savvy businessmen as much as sports gurus . . . It's impossible to interview such people and not come away with some peerless insights.” ―Observer
“More than a 'how-to guide,' its depth of shared knowledge is huge.” ―Four Four Two
“A book that aims to dig deeper, including 'behind-the-scenes' interviews with more than 30 managers, must be welcomed . . . Carson does well to avoid the kinds of clichés that blight so many other books on football.” ―Financial Times
„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.
Buchbeschreibung Bloomsbury UK Mai 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - A look at what it takes to be a successful leader, according to the biggest names in football management. Explains the methods and decisions of 30 managers, including Jose Mourinho, Alex Ferguson and Harry Redknapp. 320 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781408843505