Managing your players through contracts: football and stakeholder management

Grigor Pasha writes: Exploration of online content (especially podcasts) on football management suggest that there is a common assumption that contracts are not where it's at. Players, transfers, tactics: yes, they attract attention. But contracts, no. They seem to be consigned to the mental category of 'admin'. Boring. Merely clerical. To any manager who thinks … Continue reading Managing your players through contracts: football and stakeholder management

FM goes green: football and stakeholder management

Du Malone writes: In a previous post our manager, Grigor Pasha, has outlined his approach, as a club manager, to stakeholder management.┬áBy stakeholder he means any party that influences, or is influenced by his club, Neftochimic 1962. Principally, he's referring to players, former players and staff, club directors/owners/investors, sponsors, football authorities, match officials, agents, affiliates, … Continue reading FM goes green: football and stakeholder management

You’ve probably been thinking about agents all wrong

Grigor Pasha writes: In a previous post I said that I was looking for time to think through my management of Neftochimic 1962 from the perspective of stakeholder management. Well, since we haven't got a game this week, other than a friendly with Nesebar, I've devoted some time to thinking about the business of agents. … Continue reading You’ve probably been thinking about agents all wrong

Football and stakeholder management

Grigor Pasha writes: It is natural that I should feel an affinity for the Black sea: I was born on it, during a ferry crossing; I've worked on it, in the merchant navy; and I've lived and worked beside it, as a player, a security 'consultant', and now as a manager. My affinity for the … Continue reading Football and stakeholder management