Introduction: The Sport of Leadership

  • Hans Westerbeek
  • Aaron Smith


An era in Formula One motor racing is currently being forged by a handful of some of the most capable leaders in the world of sport. With six constructor’s and five consecutive driver’s championships to its name from the last half-dozen seasons of Formula One, Ferrari has muscled its way onto the podium as a contender for the greatest ever sporting team. In any successful organization leadership lessons are available. But perhaps some of the characteristics of sport leadership can offer a richer source of information; a metaphor for leadership action in business that goes beyond the tired sporting clichés of commitment, dedication, and aggression.


Business Leadership Sport Organization Professional Sport Strategic Maneuvering World Championship 
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  • Aaron Smith

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