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Goal: The Ball Doesn't Go In By Chance

Management Ideas from the World of Football

Authors: Soriano, F.

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Contains fascinating facts that aren't found in either the sports or business press that reveal the behind the scenes world of international football. Soriano teaches us the importance of strategy as he examines how managers can waste millions of euros making decisions that lack any logic at all in both football and business.

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FERRAN SORIANO Former Vice President of the Barcelona Football Club, and the current president of Spanair, the second biggest airline in Spain. He was the FC Barcelona's VP from 2003 until 2008, five of the most important years for the club. He helped to turn a ruined club into a very profitable company and to create a football team which fills sports fans all over the
world with enthusiasm.

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'An excellent book.' Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona & Argentina

'Soriano brings us the most rare of books: one that is deeply researched, insightful and fun to read. His conclusions will surprise and astound you Goal is a fascinating read and a reality check for the world of football simply awesome.' Mark Tluszcz, Mangrove Venture Capital

'Peppered with anecdotes compiled during his years as vice-president of FC Barcelona this book is a fun read for sports fans and a must read for business executives who need to manage human beings... and chance.' Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Jerome and Matthew Grossman Professor of Developmental Economics, Columbia University, New York City, USA

'An interesting read to get all of the football perspectives.' Johan Cruyff, former FC Barcelona player and coach


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Goal: The Ball Doesn't Go In By Chance
Book Subtitle
Management Ideas from the World of Football
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35611-5
DOI
10.1007/978-0-230-35611-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-35515-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 203
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