ISBN 9781107627284,Performance At The Limit: Business Lessons From Formula 1 Motor Racing

Performance At The Limit: Business Lessons From Formula 1 Motor Racing



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9781107627284

ISBN-10 1107627281


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


Can You Imagine Your Organization As A Ferrari Or A Mc Laren, A Toyota Or A Force India? Your Management Team As A Pit Crew? Your Sales Force As The Race Team And Your Marketing And Research Department As The Design Studio Creating A Formula 1 Car? Formula 1 Has An Estimated Turnover Of $4Bn, Employs 50,000 People In More Than 30 Countries And Has A Foothold In Every Major And Developing Economy. With Performance As The Central Focus Of Every Organization, Performance At The Limit Uses The Case Of Formula 1 Motor Sport As An Example Of How Business Can Achieve Optimal Performance In Highly Competitive Environments Where Dealing With Change Effectively Is Paramount. This Second Edition Builds On The Success Of The First And Contains A Wealth Of New Material, Including Many More Interviews With Formula 1 Drivers And Other Key Executives Active In The Sport.

Table Of Contents
List Of Figures
List Of Tables
Note On The Reference System
The Grand Prix Experience
1. Introduction
2. Why Formula 1 Motor Racing?
3. The Performance Framework
4. The War For Talent: The People In Formula 1
5. Winning Through Teamwork
6. Capability Through Partnerships 7. The High Performance Organization
8. Integrating: Effective Leadership Brings It All Together
9. Innovating: The Drive For Continual Change
10. Transforming: Breaking Out Of The Old Ways
11. Achieving And Sustaining Performance
12. Twelve Business Lessons From Formula 1 Motor Racing
Appendix A: Grand Prix Champions
Appendix B: Grand Prix Graveyard
Appendix C: Interview Respondents