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Avoiding company Breakdowns specializes in prescribing a preventative method for managerial actors who face financial, social and environmental mess ups. Prevention is largely uncomplicated, however it would require a substantial broadening in either the character and the level of managerial responsibility.

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12 There was also plenty of confusion resulting from the blowout, explosion, and fire. Steve Bertone, the chief BP engineering supervisor on board the Deepwater Horizon, was at his emergency station on the bridge, along with Jimmy Harrell, the senior Transocean drilling manager, Daun Winslow, a senior BP operations manager visiting from the Houston office, and a number of other dazed and in many instances injured individuals from those two firms. Steve Bertone saw Christopher Pleasant, one of the BP engineering supervisors, standing next to the panel with the emergency disconnect switch (EDS) to the blowout preventer.

Steve Bertone saw Christopher Pleasant, one of the BP engineering supervisors, standing next to the panel with the emergency disconnect switch (EDS) to the blowout preventer. Activating that switch should operate the giant pipe shears within that preventer and totally close off the riser and drill pipes to any further flow of the spouting oil and natural gas. ” Pleasant replied he needed permission. Bertone asked Winslow [the senior BP operations officer visiting from Houston] was it ok and Winslow said yes.

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