Leadership lessons from the Chilean mine rescue.

  title={Leadership lessons from the Chilean mine rescue.},
  author={Faaiza Rashid and Amy C. Edmondson and Herman B. Dutch Leonard},
  journal={Harvard business review},
  volume={91 7-8},
          113-9, 134
Three years ago, when a cave-in at the San José mine in Chile trapped 33 men under 700,000 metric tons of rock, experts estimated the probability of getting them out alive at less than 1%. Yet, after spending a record 69 days underground, all 33 were hoisted up to safety. The inspiring story of their rescue is a case study in how to lead in situations where the stakes, risk, and uncertainty are incredibly high and time pressure is intense. Today executives often find themselves in similar… CONTINUE READING

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