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Group 1 Apollo 13FramingStructural Frame“Organizations exist to achieve established goals and objectives and devise strategies toreach those goals” (Bolman & Deal, 2017, p. 48).NASA used set procedures and set of guidelines to establish qualifications for eachmissionWhen the explosion occurred, NASA used their strict protocol to assist the astronauts firstThe astronauts had many hours of training and flight simulations in order to practice fortheir missionThe use of the past space missions as a foundation for continuous growth allowed themissions to become more and more successful.The astronauts had a detailed flight manual they looked to for guidance during the launchoFrom their quick mathematical calculations, their step-by-step protocol, and downto the minute execution of various drills, the astronauts of Apollo 13 were precisewith each step in their mission.Human Resource FrameAfter the explosion, out of the box thinking was needed to pair with their strict protocoleffortsNASA identified with each other and the astronauts and came together as a team to assistthe astronauts on a safe landing back on EarthThe emotional factor and health concerns prompted many of the decisions about themission and how it could be considered successful without landing on the Moon.
Following the safety protocol about health screenings prior to the mission launch. Thedecision of whether the astronaut should be allowed to travel with the Measles diagnosisPolitical FrameFrom the beginning, NASA handled the Apollo 13 mission differentlyNASA focused on:oThe space race with RussiaoProcedures and safety protocoloVarious ultimatums to the astronauts and their familiesLovell to make the call about whether or not they scrub the mission do toone of the crew members potential sickness.Allowing the weight of the decision on Lovell. He now is forced todecide if they should fogo all the training, money, and time put intothe mission, or just go forth with the back up.NASA also did not publicize the mission like others missions because thislaunch was not as interesting to the public.After the explosion, the news media wanted more information,even asking Mrs. Lovell to park on her lawn so they could givemore updates to the public.

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Management, Apollo 13, Gene Kranz

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