Suitable for undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs, offers this version of the history of K2, the full version of the story is based on sequential data. Written as a replacement for the much-used Greenland case (UVA-OB-0581) this blatant case can be taught in a similar manner. Chris Warner led a team of experienced mountaineers on an expedition to reach the summit of K2, the second highest in the world. After failing to become successful on their first two attempts, Warner and his t … Read more »

Suitable for undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs, offers this version of the history of K2, the full version of the story is based on sequential data. Written as a replacement for the much-used Greenland case (UVA-OB-0581) this blatant case can be taught in a similar manner. Chris Warner led a team of experienced mountaineers on an expedition to reach the summit of K2, the second highest in the world. After failing to become successful on their first two attempts, Warner and his team brought together other teams from eight different countries in the hope of. Together for success Her story is an account full of examples where a management point of view has come or not taken. The successes and failures of the expedition approach with real examples burst and provides an exciting framework to accommodate theoretical concepts of team building and leadership.
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James G. Clawson
Gerry Yemen
Source: Darden School of Business
37 pages.
Release Date: 22 August 2009. Prod #: UV3278-PDF-ENG
The history of K2 and the Brotherhood of the Rope HBR case solution