Management in Sports

Management in Sports - years but since he has failed to...

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Management in Sports Football doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes time to prepare a team for victory, and that is what coaches do. They take their time and prepare those teams to be victorious. But, can they take too much time? According to Jack Swarbick, Notre Dame’s athletic director, a coach can take too much time. That is why Notre Dame’s coach, Charlie Weis, was fired from coaching Notre Dame. Charlie Weis had coached Notre Dame, unsuccessfully, for the past five years. However, during this time he had 35 wins and a startling 27 loses. This season’s turnout was a 6 wins to 6 loses with his last game a lose causing a confirmed decision to fire him. He had actually been contracted to stay another six
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Unformatted text preview: years but since he has failed to lead the team to victory he failed to keep his job. This is a great example of how a coach, who is a manager of a team, can be a poor manager. A manager needs to be able to lead whatever team it has towards greatness. Failure to do so causes a team to either stand still in production or step backwards in production. Lack of production or winning for a team causes the members to stress. Weis should have coached the team better and helped them to be fired up to win. Works Cited Thamel, Pete. "Notre Dame Fires Weis and Starts Its Search." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia . New York Times, 30 Nov. 2009. Web. 06 Dec. 2009. <>....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course MGMT 201 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Oklahoma State.

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