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The Business of Winning

Transformation from the Formula One Track to the Boardroom

Zoom past the competition and learn from the world of Formula One to lead your business through disruption and change.
EAN: 9781398602700
Edition: 2
Published:
Format: 234x156
264 pages

About the book

Have you ever wondered what has made McLaren the undisputed kings of Formula One? Do you want to know how Lewis Hamilton has managed to equal legendary driver Michael Schumacher's record of winning races? And most of all, do you want to find out how to inject that winning streak to your business strategy?

In this riveting insider's account of over 40 years in the Formula One industry, Mark Gallagher explains what it takes to succeed in a competitive business with high technology, high finance and immensely high stakes. Like any global business, Formula One demands the best from its people. To thrive within it requires impeccable leadership and communications skills. You also need to bring in the ability to design, manufacture, develop and launch a constantly improving high-technology product, constantly working to immoveable deadlines with an immense supply chain and tight regulations.

The Business of Winning sets out a one-stop management guide for business leaders keen to emulate this high-speed, high-impact approach to business. This entirely revised new edition unveils how Formula One is using new technologies to finesse the most minute of details, whilst reaching new audiences, playing its part in sustainability with the aim of being carbon neutral by 2030 and showing the way to diversity and inclusion.

About the authors

Mark Gallagher has worked in Formula One for almost 40 years and has spent the last 20 working as senior executive within the management of Red Bull Racing and Cosworth. Gallagher heads up a corporate training company that uses his vast experience of the Formula One industry to deliver leadership training and work with teams, sponsors and drivers. He also makes regular appearances in the media, notably with Sky News and the BBC. He speaks for multinational companies at business events globally. He is based near Oxford, UK.