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“Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game 원서를 읽고 난 후 쓴 글입니다.
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Human resource is an important factor in the management and operation of organizations.. “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003)” is a book about innovation of management. Moneyball is related with human resource management, performance and innovation in terms of baseball in the Major League. The biggest objective of organizations is to make as much profit as possible with the least cost. To achieve this objective, the effective use of human resources is critical. The objective of baseball is not only victories on game but also profits of a baseball team. Of course, victories are related with profit. Famous team has many sponsors who invested baseball team. In terms of conventional management, organizations have thought that more investments can make more profits. However, this thought is changing nowadays. That is, many people think that other factors such as human resources, environment, etc. can change and affect the result. Sometimes, So many companies have sought to select competent individuals to develop the organization’s success. Many baseball teams in the Major League also have sought to select good players who have excellent records. Small baseball teams such as the Oakland Athletics which don’t have enough money can’t afford to buy the excellent players because they are very expensive. Billy Beane is the manager of the Oakland Athletics. The Oakland Athletics is a poor team in the Major League, so in order to complete with wealthy teams, Beane introduced the new method of player selection using statistics. They focused on potential abilities of the players and on underestimated players. After these innovations, the Oakland Athletics has captured the Western Division of the American League. The weakest team became the strong team.
Kendra Van Wagner. “Leadership Theories”
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