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The Extra 2% - How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Bas

Jonah Keri

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens - the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history. In The Extra 2%, financial journalist and sportswriter Jonah Keri chronicles the remarkable story of one team's Cinderella journey from divisional doormat to World Series contender. By quantifying the game's intangibles, they were able to deliver to Tampa Bay an American League pennant. This is an informative and entertaining case study for any organization that wants to go from worst to first.

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens - the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history. In The Extra 2%, financial journalist and sportswriter Jonah Keri chronicles the remarkable story of one team's Cinderella journey from divisional doormat to World Series contender. By quantifying the game's intangibles, they were able to deliver to Tampa Bay an American League pennant. This is an informative and entertaining case study for any organization that wants to go from worst to first.
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What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens - the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history. In The Extra 2%, financial journalist and sportswriter Jonah Keri chronicles the remarkable story of one team's Cinderella journey from divisional doormat to World Series contender. By quantifying the game's intangibles, they were able to deliver to Tampa Bay an American League pennant. This is an informative and entertaining case study for any organization that wants to go from worst to first.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lloyd James

Length:

9h 44m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

30:34


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

37:38


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

39:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

36:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

52:47


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

42:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

52:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

39:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

57:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

49:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

41:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

37:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

43:47


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:27