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    Four before the majority of their teammates. Anatoli Boukreev and Jon Krakauer recounted the situation of that day in very different ways, but Krakauer seemed to portray Boukreev as an antagonist in his book, Into Thin Air. Boukreev proved in his own book, The Climb, that multiple actions called into question by Krakauer were in fact valuable steps that an experienced climber used in order to rescue clients in need. Krakauer repeatedly scolded Boukreev for not using supplemental oxygen above Camp

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    Org. Behavior

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    1. Decision-making On March 31, 1996 the Adventure Consultants and Mountain Madness teams led two of the largest commercial expeditions attempting to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Unfortunately, both of these expeditions would end in tragedy. The failure of these expeditions may be explained, at least partially, by poor decision making. Managers within an organization are tasked with the important responsibility of decision making. The outcomes of managerial decisions can have a serious impact

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    the books Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer and The Climb by Anatoli Boukreev where they disagree on crucial details leading up to the climb. Although Anatoli was the better climber, Jon Krakauer’s account is more credible due to his knowledge on the subject, great character, and determination to show the most honest account of the story possible. Even though Anatoli Boukreev had more knowledge and experience in mountaineering,

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    Into Thin Air Analysis

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    he was quoted in Krakauer's Into Thin Air as saying, "Experience is overrated. […] We've got the big E figured out, we've got it totally wired. […] (W)e've built a yellow brick road to the summit." (pp. 85-86) Even Fischer's experienced guide, Anatoli Boukreev, was not immune from pride, opting to make the climb without the use of supplemental oxygen, a decision that was not only completely unnecessary, but arguably ended up costing the lives of members of his team at the summit. Indeed, as Krakauer

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    Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (1997) is a story of an ambitious writer who wanted to see firsthand what it was like to climb Mount Everest, he captures the various hardships that was endured during the expedition up the Mountain. This task was not an easy one but with a lot of heart, dedication and a positive mindset, Jon Krakauer conquered what most could not, and lived to tell his story. The success was not possible without the importance of group roles and dynamic, the ability and courage to

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    Rob Hall’s Adventure Consultants and Scott Fischer’s Mountain Madness consisted of four guides, sixteen clients, and a number of Sherpas who together formed the groups with the goal of climbing to the Summit of Mount Everest. Every group member had an individual personal motivator for climbing Mount Everest. Some were wealthy individuals and paid thousands to check the climb off their bucket list, others joined the groups to record the experience in their respective travel magazines, while the

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    Anaylsis of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

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    Jon Krakauer captures his personal experience of reaching the summit of the Mountain Everest with a group of fellow climbers in his book Into Thin Air. Krakauer was tasked with writing an article for Outside Magazine. His original assignment was to go through the training Adventure Consultants offered and write his article on the commercialism of Mt. Everest; however, through persuasion and personal interest he was given permission to join the climbing group and pursue the complete expedition to

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    Analysis- Into Thin Air Before I began to read this book, I had an idea about Mount Everest and that it took great skill and determination to conquer. I didn’t know anything about the author or about the story that was going to take place during the book. I haven’t read anything about mountain climbing or anything adventurous like this before. I did enjoy reading this book, it was very interesting and I thoroughly liked to keep reading it. I just liked the adventure part of the book and that is

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    Tragedies While Climbing Mount Everest Are Caused by Human Error Especially in terrible weather, every second counts while nearing the top of Mount Everest on an expedition. A step in the wrong place or a rope hooked to the wrong crag may send a climber falling thousands of feet into a deep crevasse. Turning an oxygen level the wrong way may leave the air non-breathable to a climber after a few short minutes. These errors happen every season on Everest, no matter what the conditions are. Whether

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    Hall Vs Fischer

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    You wouldn't believe that two of the best climbing guides on Mount Everest could be so different. Both guides are brilliant men clever in the ways of climbing, but with two personalities both on either end of the spectrum. One guide is logical and organized when planning any climb while the other approaches things haphazardly leaving plans in disarray. The two guides, Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, from Jon Krakauer's book Into Thin Air, exhibit these two personalities throughout the progression of

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