The Indian Premier League has begun with much fanfare and excitement! Amidst all this frenzy, cricket teams and team leaders are strategizing to play their best game. A big part of the IPL teams’ success arises from sourcing the right players, complete coordination, strong communication, relationship building, and the right leadership. A close look at IPL reveals some of the best business lessons that talent leaders can leverage. We spoke about this in length with Ram Ramanathan from Fandom Sports on our recent Hireside Chats podcast.
In both, team dynamics keep changing, and for the teams to perform, it is essential to pick the right candidates, with the right balance of skills and expertise with a good captain or leader to lead them to victory. Corporate success hinges on leadership and team spirit, both of which are abundantly on display in the IPL.
Let’s look at each team’s winning strategy:
IPL, undoubtedly, has revolutionized cricket and the whole Indian entertainment space. There is a clear strategy behind every single IPL team’s constitution, a pattern where teams play to their strengths and their core values, and they build the teams around it. And that’s really something for us as talent acquisition leaders to take away while building teams in our own domains.