In any ordinary organisation, philosophical alignment is a key factor in success. If the people on the shop floor can endorse the organisation’s vision, the people in head office have a greater chance of achieving it. It is for this reason that much time, energy and money is spent on communicating the organisation’s vision to those that will help to achieve it.
Imagine, for a moment, that you wanted to make three rules in this transfer window to which your club must abide.
Ten years from now it will seem incredible that, for all the wealth enjoyed by top flight football clubs in England via ever-increasing television rights deals and commercial sponsorships, few of them afforded themselves one of the most valuable luxuries to any successful team: time. As part of @21stClub's future of football series, @RWhittall explores how the director of football will become commonplace amongst future successful teams...