High Velocity Leadership

High Velocity Leadership

by Brian K Muirhead, William L. Simon
     
 

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Project Manager for NASA's Mars Pathfinder mission, Brian Muirhead assembled a team that would have to build a spacecraft and land it on Mars "Faster, Better, Cheaper" than the previous Mars effort twenty years earlier.The team overcame the odds by discarding the familiar and replacing it with imaginative new technology, a highly unusual organizational structure, and… See more details below

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Project Manager for NASA's Mars Pathfinder mission, Brian Muirhead assembled a team that would have to build a spacecraft and land it on Mars "Faster, Better, Cheaper" than the previous Mars effort twenty years earlier.The team overcame the odds by discarding the familiar and replacing it with imaginative new technology, a highly unusual organizational structure, and a score of innovative business solutions ranging from the geography of the workplace to ways of speeding up procurement to an intuitive syle of decision making on the run. High Velocity Leadership is a management book wrapped in a powerful, real-world adventure story. In 2004, Brian Muirhead was appointed NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Chief Engineer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930235465
Publisher:
Babbage Press
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
0.64(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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