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Team leadership: The Chilean Mine Case
Terri A. Scandura
University of Miami, scandura@miami.edu

Monica M. Sharif

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Situations Outside the Norm (pp. XX-XX). Northampton, MA: Edward Edgar Publishing.

TEAM LEADERSHIP: THE CHILEAN MINE CASE

TERRI A. SCANDURA

Department of Management
School of Business Administration
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124 scandura@miami.edu MONICA M. SHARIF

Department of Management
School of Business Administration
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124 msharif@miami.edu 1

Team Leadership: The Chilean Mine Case
Terri A. Scandura & Monica M. Sharif
University of Miami
Introduction
The world watched in awe as the first of the 33 Chilean miners emerged from the transport tube. Without a doubt, the rescue of the miners in October 2010 was an impressive technological achievement. But perhaps the more enduring lessons from the mine may relate more to team leadership under what are now known to be among the most extreme conditions imaginable. Textbooks and popular books have been…...

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