Tuesday, May 02, 2006

"Great baseball managers know how to get the most out of a team over a long season by understanding how to evaluate and motivate players, and when and how to hire and fire them. Learn how to apply their models and get the most out of your team."

"Every day of the baseball season, skippers skillfully juggle complex decisions, from choosing a lineup to calling for a steal. In the dugout, they handle abstract concepts like time management and training techniques. In the office, they pore over research reports and apply them to the problems at hand. Learn from the masters the methods of successful operational management (and lessons in what to avoid from baseball's biggest bunglers)." Amazon Editorial Reviews

Jeff Angus has written an excellent book. The Spring read, here