TITLE

Every Day Is Opening Day

AUTHOR(S)
Angus, Jeff
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several lessons on project management that can be derived from baseball. It implies that business like baseball is subject to change in which only the teams that plan for unexpected situation have the chance to thrive. It advises that leaders who seek to establish a project must follow how the game combines rigorous preparation and appropriate activities. It asserts that replicating business techniques applied in the previous project almost guarantees failure.
ACCESSION #
24832882

 

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