Books tagged: moneyball

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Sports for Dorks College Football
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sports for Dorks College Football provides ground-breaking, innovative content to readers seeking unique insights into the world of college football. Co-edited by National Coach of the Year Mike Leach and Ferhat Guven, Sports for Dorks aims to address the information needs of college football fans who seek a deeper understanding about the game and its intricacies.
SHIPWRECKED: A Peoples' History of the Seattle Mariners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the book baseball people are talking about. In his candid and colorful book reminiscent of "Moneyball," veteran baseball writer Jon Wells asserts that the Seattle Mariners is the only team in the American League never to have gone to the World Series due to its years of mismanagement and obsessively putting profits before pennants.
Last of the David Teams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Everton Football Club in Liverpool, England, and The Oakland Athletics from Oakland, California, play in different sports some 8,000 apart yet share a special talent for besting wealthier opposition. Oakland is the original Moneyball team; Everton is England's Moneyball story. These modern-day Davids can teach us a lot about playing sports and overcoming Goliaths such as Big Money.
Harnessing Workforce Dynamics for Competitive Advantage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Your workforce represents the greatest investment in the production and distribution of products and services your organization provides. It can be a competitive advantage. Yet, little is done at the operational level to harness its potential. This book will help you address workforce issues that impact you and your organization and provide you tools to use today to gain the advantage.