Failure to Communicate
Transformation requires changing how teams are structured
In 1960, the US was woefully behind the Soviet Union in the space race. The Mercury Redstone Launch Vehicle was NASA’s bid to get ahead and put a man into space first. In the first unmanned test flight however, the rocket lifted a mere 4 inches off the ground.
The evening of April 23, 1986, a nuclear reactor near the city of Pripyat was undergoing a test. A series of cascading errors led to an uncontrolled reaction, causing an explosion exposing the core. The Chernobyl accident resulted in the…