Apollo 13 Case Analysis

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Green Team Apollo 13 Case Analysis
The primary questions and issues you debated and discussed (i.e., what did your team think was most relevant about the case?). First, the green team discussed the success of the mission. We had a split jury on whether or not we thought the mission was successful. Both sides of the argument were well supported and we agreed to disagree with the following conclusions: one side took the stance that the mission was not successful because they did not make it to the moon; the other side took the stance that the mission was successful because the astronauts’ lives were saved and that the mission evolved into bringing the astronauts home safely. The second issue the green team debated was whether or not
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The second element of leadership according to Singh is expertise. Singh argued “raw energy can be wasteful, even destructive, if not harnessed well. Therefore, one must be skilled at handling it and channeling it for constructive purposes.” Singh latter added expertise is fostered by the “advanced know-how.” It is acquired through one’s specialized education and training in the related discipline and through “personal earning distilled from day-to – day experiences” (p. 739). Lovell and his team received extensive training to prepare for their mission prior to launching. Kranz and his team are competent in directing the astronauts for the mission. The teams shared and exchanged each other’s knowledge and expertise to execute the plan to persevere through the danger from death.
The third element of leadership profile is integrity (Singh, 2008). Singh argued integrity may be an old fashioned virtue. However, “no company can claim excellence unless its management is based on a set of non-negotiable values (p. 739). Integrity is a broad term, some of the attributes to this word pertains to the film are honest/transparency, ethics or integrity, communication consistency, honoring commitments, mutual respect, extend credit and appreciation for job well done, accountability for mistakes and stay grounded to his/her beliefs and values (Singh, 2008). The idea of integrity and ethics were shown throughout the film. Lovell and his team were transparent

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