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Leading Teams: Tools and Techniques for Successful Team Leadership from the Sports World by Paolo Guenzi, Dino Ruta

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Chapter 4

The Team Leader as Manager

Dealing with Complexity to Ensure Sustainability

In this chapter we turn our attention to the emerging role in the sports world of the team leader as manager. Executives are responsible for setting goals for their project or firm, organizing available resources (material and human, tangible and intangible), making decisions aligned with strategic orientation, and vouching for results. This job description refers to a coach who doesn't deal exclusively with technical concerns, but also has a voice in strategic decisions and takes direct responsibility for activities that impact the team project.

This role first emerged in the English Premier League, where soccer coaches began taking charge of long-term technical ...

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