Performance at the Limit: Business Lessons from Formula 1 Motor Racing / Edition 1

Performance at the Limit: Business Lessons from Formula 1 Motor Racing / Edition 1

by Mark Jenkins, Richard West, Ken Pasternak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521844002

ISBN-13: 9780521844000

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Performance is the central focus of every organization, and yet for many how this can be achieved is an unanswered question. This book takes the case of Formula 1 motorsport, where the connection between performance and all elements of the organization is fundamental to success. Can you imagine your organization as a Ferrari or a Jaguar, a Williams or a Minardi?. Your…  See more details below

Overview

Performance is the central focus of every organization, and yet for many how this can be achieved is an unanswered question. This book takes the case of Formula 1 motorsport, where the connection between performance and all elements of the organization is fundamental to success. Can you imagine your organization as a Ferrari or a Jaguar, a Williams or a Minardi?. Your management team as a pit crew? Your sales force as the race team and your marketing and research people as the design studio creating a Formula 1 car? The case histories and examples which feature in this book provide both inspirational and instructional guidance to those seeking to achieve levels of performance - at the limit of possibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521844000
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction7
2Why Formula 1 motor racing?17
3The performance framework35
4Individuals47
5Teams65
6Partners83
7Organisation105
8Integrating119
9Innovating137
10Transforming159
11Performance189
12Ten business lessons from Formula 1 motor racing201
App. AGrand Prix champions 1950-2004209
App. BGrand Prix graveyard 1950-2004211

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