Human/Machine Interface Systems Application
â€œ Vir gehen!â€ (â€œWeâ€™re going!â€ ) â€“ KLM Captain Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten
â€¢ Utilizing the resources of the World Wide Web and University Library databases, complete Masters-level research into the antecedent events and final details of the March 27, 1977 crash of KLM 4805 and Pan Am 1736 at Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
â€¢ Consider this horrific crash to be a metaphor for leadership in the turbulent modern economic marketplace. Briefly examine at least eight forms of impedance that hindered the decision-making of those directly involved in the crash.
â€¢ List and prioritize the actions the pilots of both aircraft should have taken to avoid the crash and loss of life. Explain how these proposed actions might be translated into the daily actions of a successful corporate leader.
â€¢ Include appropriate lessons that might be learned relative to the effective management of technology and how those lessons should be applied to modern-day organizations.
Format: Your audience for this paper is practicing managers in your industry. The paper should use the style (e.g., APA) appropriate for a relevant, popular press publication and be approximately 2,000 words in length.
Popular Press Articles-
Popular Press Articles target the “populace.” Magazine articles should be written to the magazine editor and focused on the magazine’s audience. A popular press book should be written to the publisher’s audience.
Read the author’s guidelines, and compose your writing according to those guidelines. Review the feature articles (or books) to determine the required writing style for acceptable submissions. Always follow the author guidelines of the publisher when attempting to compose documents to meet their criteria. Be prepared to furnish proof of doing so to the grading professor. The professor will use the author’s guidelines to evaluate the writing style you use.