What is your evaluation of Scott Fischer and Rob Hall as leaders? Did they make some poor decisions? If so, why?
The purpose of this assignment is to get you to engage with the class concepts and to relate them to real world examples. Try to incorporate as much language from the course as you can in your answers and try to make connections to class concepts whenever appropriate. This is intended to be conversational in nature and should be written like a discussion post.
1. Why did this tragedy occur? What is the root cause of this disaster? (10 points)
2. Are tragedies such as this simply inevitable in a place like Everest? (10 points)
3 .What is your evaluation of Scott Fischer and Rob Hall as leaders? Did they make some poor decisions? If so, why? (15 points)
4. What are the lessons from this case for leadership in other enterprises. (15 points)