Sport has become more professionalised over the past 20 years

Sport has become more professionalised over the past 20 years.

Cricket is one of those sports which now seems to be undergoing the growing pains from amateur or semi-professional to a professionalised business.

Recently with the Phil Hughes death at the wicket, the onfield arena was referred to as the workplace, and the investigation of his death was centred around occupational health & safety.

Contract law and anti-discrimination law was the centre of outrage due to a clause that Cricket Australia had included for women cricketers’ contracts around pregnancy.

And now Industrial Relations is front and centre in the current pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the Players’ Association.

There is little doubt that both parties have handled the negotiations poorly.

However, the real winner out of this mess may be that the governance systems of both organisations receive a major overhaul.

And in the process, the individuals who are responsible and accountable for future negotiations understand that relationships and communications must become the normal course of a day, not just every four years.

 

Listen to John being interviewed on Fox Sports about the pay dispute http://www.foxsports.com.au/video/cricket/australia/its-taken-way-too-long!635612

 

“Receive your free e-booklet today to inspire your peak performance”

Take me to get John’s FREE e-book

Share This Post:

Get The First Chapter Of Our eBook For FREE!

Short description of the resource and explanation why it might be useful for one’s choice.

Related Posts

The Ashes

The Ashes


What Business can learn cricket. I was recently asked a series of questions about the significance of The Ashes. I coached the last Australian team to win in England in 2001. I coached a further 3 Ashes contests winning at home in 2003-04, losing a remarkable series in 2005, and…
Read Full Article
Art Skill Mindfulness

Leadership and the art or skill of Mindfulness


There have been plenty of articles written on this topic such as the one included by HBR – ARTICLE LINK The article discusses some of the work of Daniel Goleman, one of the great proponents of EI. The article also discusses the range of techniques to allow people especially busy…
Read Full Article

PROVEN TEACHING METHODS

Here’s The Three Ways You Can Work
With Us To Achieve Better, Lasting Results.

A coach and a leader with a unique perspective on the world, John is at home in any environment which seeks change, a desire for peak performance, and a vision to be the world’s best.

Speaking

Speaking

Are you planning to reach your Everest…be at the top of your game like a world champion team? Master Coach and Strategist John Buchanan will give you the road map, the tools and the inspiration you need to reach your summit.

Coaching

Coaching

This world champion coaching model will provide you, your team and your business with a road map to the top and the sacrificial acts that world champion teams embrace to give the best chance of having a “PB day”, every day at work.

Online Programs

Online Programs

I will be building relevant, insightful, practical courses and modules which will help you as a Leader and/or Coach to quickly make changes to the way you lead your teams, and indeed, the teams you want to create.