Professor of organizational psychology and sports psychologist Damian Hughes details how Association football (soccer) clubs demonstrate the way to organize for successs. These international organizations show which corporate management cultures work and which fail as their results play out before millions of fans and the global sports media. More than any other football club, says Hughes, the Catalan powerhouse team FC Barcelona demonstrates a winning “commitment culture.” Hughes provides an engaging history of FC Barcelona and explains how this great football club serves as a role model for successful businesses.
About the Author
Damian Hughes is professor of organizational psychology and change at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is a change management consultant and sports psychologist.