This post covers my final thoughts on Moshidora (What if a female manager of a high school baseball team read Drucker’s Management?).It is based on having seen all 10 episodes, but I avoid spoilers. My aim, principally is to tell you why you should watch it. More detailed coverage can be found here.

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A girl reading a book. Let's face it, at its heart, that is what this series is all about.

Episode 6 of Moshidora (What if a female manager of a high school baseball team read Drucker’s Management?) starts the final half of the series, and we see the team making what appear to be final preparations for the coming run at the national championship.

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Moshidora 5 – drama

April 30, 2011

Prepare to have your ass handed to you.

Moshidora episode 5 changes things up a bit. Instead of expounding upon the ideas of Peter Drucker, three key plot lines are advanced. Oh, yeah. Get ready for some dorama.

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It is not necessary for a business to grow bigger; but it is necessary—that it constantly grow better. ... Above all, innovation, is not invention. It is a term of economics rather than of technology. Non-technological innovations—social or economic innovations—are at least as important as technological ones. -- Peter Drucker

Wow! Moshidora 4 (What if a female manager of a high school baseball team read Drucker’s Management?) was very interesting on a number of levels. I only have space here to talk about a couple of them: 3 scales of innovation illustrated in this episode, and visual style. For me, personally, this was a very thought-provoking episode, so let’s get started!

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Marketing is, first, a central dimension of the entire business. It is the whole business seen from the point of view of its final result, that is, from the customer’s point of view. -- Peter Drucker

This is getting to be really fun. It is great to have episode two of Moshidora (What if a female manager of a high school baseball team read Drucker’s Management?) mere hours after I finished my post on the first episode. Also this episode both met and subverted my expectations for it. To explain the latter is to discuss the way two concepts were used, marketing and communication.

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"What does the manager have to know, or at least to understand, to be equal to his task?" -- Peter Drucker

The first episode of Moshidora (What if a female manager of a high school baseball team read Drucker’s Management?) has aired. This is the last of my three most highly anticipated shows of the Spring 2011 season. In this post, I comment mostly on structural elements as revealed by the first episode. This series looks to be coming at an accelerated pace. If the subbers keep up, I will attempt to do the same.

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