Apollo 13

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2. In order for the three astronauts to get back into the earth’s atmosphere, they all had to work as a team to perform a task that had never been accomplished before. Can you think of situations where teamwork created an example of innovation? Teamwork was very essential throughout the movie. The astronauts were in a life or death situation. The pressure of the said situation caused a lot of stressed to the teams which forced them to be an innovative and to come up with a useful solution given the time constraint and resources for survival. Through innovation and creative problem solving, they were able to collaboratively work towards their new vision of getting the astronauts safely back to earth. The following situations are…show more content…
Give four (4) lessons on leadership that you have learned from the movie APOLLO 13.

a. Teamwork Teamwork was very essential throughout the movie. The astronauts were in a life or death situation. The pressure of the said situation caused a lot of stressed to the teams which forced them to be an innovative and to come up with a useful solution given the time constraint and resources for survival.
b. Professionalism The crews of the Apollo 13 mission, and the people of the Mission Control that supported them had been selected on the basis of their character and their expertise. They had been well trained. They run simulations and training exercises. When the spacecraft of the astronauts suffers an unexpected explosion that causes their oxygen and power supply to slowly depleting, the response to the said problem was calm at measured in both the spacecraft and in Mission Control. The focus solely on figuring how to get the team back to earth by developing new procedures, then test it in the simulator before being communicated to the crew. The NASA team believed that it could save the astronauts so they worked carefully to that goal.
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By leading his staffs, he solved a nearly impossible problem. He maintained control in a chaotic situation which gave confidence among his team. Gene Kranz had the responsibility to understand what his staff were telling him and to figure out how to keep the astronauts safe and how to get the astronauts safely back to earth. His duty is to keep his men focused on their jobs and to ensure that he and his team do their jobs efficiently and correctly. He was able to stay cool in critical problems. He showed his staff that he had faith in them to do their jobs. His faith in them gave them faith in themselves

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