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Management Lessons from a Triumphant Olympics

by on March 6, 2010

“Members of the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team won gold and silver yesterday in the sport’s final Olympic event. It was the culmination of an amazing winter games for the team, which won medals in all three of the sports’ competitions. It was also one of the more amazing turnaround stories of the Olympics. ”
“Tom Steitz took over as Head Coach for the team in those dark days of 1988, inheriting little money or athletic talent to work with. But he set a methodical approach to turning the team around, and set ambitious goals that put it on the path that would lead to Vancouver.” In this article, he shares the knowledge he learns from managing athletic teams. Some of the methods could be successfully applied to the management of organization.

Zheng Zhong


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