The case of Ku vs. Ko — Wisdom from the dressing room to the Boardroom
The world of sport seems to be the most sought-after almanac for Management Pundits to draw parallels to the world of management. The worlds are inseparable indeed!
I am not talking about some Korean or Chinese badminton stars! The case of Ku vs. Ko is the hottest topic in the minds of every sincere Indian Cricket fan over the last few weeks! And shall remain so till such time the next Coach is announced, appointed and axed! Yes, you would have figured out these acronyms by now. Sports & Corporate Management — Made For Each Other! The world of sport seems to be the most sought after almanac for Management Pundits to draw parallels to the world of management. Seldom these days has any Corporate Strategy Planning event or team bonding session taken place without the screening of a few powerful, adrenaline pumping, videos of Usain Bolt’s famous arrows to heaven pose or Lewis Hamilton/Vettel on podium with those huge Champagne bottles! The worlds are so inseparable indeed. Both have many well defined similarities; there are boards – the king makers, there are players and captains – icons but not captains, ord...
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