Peak Performance: Business Lessons from the World’s Top Sports Organizations

Peak Performance lies at the heart of Saatchi & Saatchi’s sustainable advantage. This international best-selling business book goes inside the world’s best sports organizations to reveal how their teams keep on winning—and how any business can use their methods to get to the top and stay there.

Learn from the teams and players of legend, from the Chicago Bulls at their rampant heights, to the formidable Australian cricketers, and from inspirational players such as soccer’s Franz Beckenbauer, rugby’s Jonah Lomu, Williams F1’s Frank Williams, basketball’s Michael Jordan and cricket’s legendary Sir Donald Bradman.

Peak Performance theory and practice was developed at the Waikato Management School in New Zealand. It has proven successful in sustaining and growing large organizations in many industries. Since 2000, Peak Performance has been implemented in more than 50 companies globally including Procter & Gamble, Novartis and Visa Europe. Peak Performance is about continuously exceeding the organizational best in relentless pursuit of its purpose. Peak Performance is energized by inspirational players throughout the organization. With compelling stories of sporting endeavor and innovative business theory, this book is indispensable reading for directors, managers, entrepreneurs and business students.