Alex Ferguson Essay 1

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Alex Ferguson, brings more than the football Deng Jun ID: 3011471 TUC-FIU program Fall 2010 HFT 4295 Leadership in Hospitality Industry Abstract This paper explores the leadership of Alex Ferguson, and how to apply to hospitality industry. Besides offering the background information about Alex Ferguson, the paper list three Ferguson’s leadership traits and leadership behavior to illustrate how Ferguson’s leadership lead Manchester United success. Next, the paper concentrates on analyzing the application of Ferguson’s leadership to hospitality industry and then summarizes the benefits to hospitality industry. Finally, the paper draw conclusion to confirm the positive effect that Ferguson’s leadership bring to hospitality…show more content…
In order to commending his contribution for British football and great accomplishment in Europe, Ferguson was honored an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1985. He received the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1995 and the Knight Bachelor in 1999. Alex Ferguson was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2002. Also, he gained numerous rewards from professional football organization, such as BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award, World Soccer Magazine World Manager of the Year and Premier League Manager of the Year. Ferguson’s Leadership Traits Excellent Administrative ability In modern football, Administration means efficient organization, provision, protection and advancements of activity. As a coach of the football club, not only Ferguson needs to assign the daily training and design the strategy to the match, he also need to responsible to the administrative affairs to the club running, such as reading the report of the evaluation for player from scouts, having the meeting with CEO of the club and listening the summarizes from the staff from different department to realize the status of the players and situation of the club running. Although Ferguson needs to deal with a large number of things every day, he still

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