Sports General Managers: How to do More With Less [Infographic]

Written on August 1, 2013 – 11:03 am | by Brian Wallace |

The job of a General Manager is to build a consistently competitive team, while not depleting the team’s future. This job is easy when a team has money. In the past decade, 75% of the teams who have won the world series have had budgets above the league average of $98 million. The real challenge of the GM is to do their job on a budget. There are some GM’s who have successfully and cost-effectively run their teams, such as Billy Beane of the Oakland A’s, whom the game-changing “Moneyball” book was based on. However, there are steps being taken to increase parity amongst teams. For example, the Competitive Balance Lottery gives teams with minimal revenue additional high draft picks.

To learn more about how GMs can achieve more with less, check out the infographic below, presented by

Sports General Managers - How To Do More With Less
Source: Sports Management Degree Hub

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Post a Comment

About Us

Welcome to the new wisdom of crowds. Each member of Collective Thoughts is here because not only are they a known or rising star in their own field, but they also have a passion and unique understanding on social media. Together, we make up Collective Thoughts. More

Want to subscribe?

 Subscribe in a reader Or, subscribe via email:
Enter your email address:  
Find entries :