Woody Hayes Be Know Do Analysis

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On the eve of his last college football game, Woody Hayes reflected on his legendary coaching career at Ohio State by stating that "nobody despises to lose more than I do. That's got me into trouble over the years, but it also made a man of mediocre ability into a pretty good coach” (“Woody Hayes”). The accomplishments that Woody Hayes had at Ohio State included 3 national championships, 13 Big Ten Titles and four of the teams 8 trips to the Rose Bowl. He gathered 205 victories in just 28 seasons including 2 consecutive years of not suffering a single loss. Although known for his love of winning he was also known for his temper. During games fans would witness Coach Hayes smashing water coolers, throwing clipboards onto the ground and even throwing cameras in the face of…show more content…
In Be, Know, Do: Leadership the Army Way integrity is defined as doing what’s right – legally and morally (Hesselbein and Shinseki 28-29). People with integrity do the right thing not because it’s convenient for them to do so but because their character permits no less. Hayes, although very angry over the interception, should have swallowed his pride and helped opposing player Bauman off the ground and back onto the field. Another value that the army stresses is selfless service which is defined as putting the welfare of the nation, the Army and subordinates before your own (Hesselbein and Shinseki 28-29). Selfless service means not making decisions that hurt the team but help you. In Hayes case, by throwing the punching he became selfish because he threw away his career which ultimately hurt OSU’s football program image and left them coach less. If he had chosen not to throw the punch he would have given up his self interest for the good of the team and they could have continued to keep winning national
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