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Message from the Academy Director: The Importance of Craft

September 29, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 9   The age of the medieval guilds may be long gone, but their legacy remains with us.

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Academy Brief: The Career Development Framework

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1 Issue 7   The Academy’s four-level career development framework is the basis for determining what training, work assignments, and developmental activities are right for you.

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Academy Case Study: The Gravity Probe B Launch Decision

January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1   In the summer of 2003, Rex Geveden, Program Manager for Gravity Probe B at Marshall Space Flight Center, was eager to ship the spacecraft to Vandenberg Air Force Base for integration and testing and then launch.

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Universal Management Lessons from GP-B

ASK OCE — May 29, 2007 — Vol. 2, Issue 3   By Edward Calder, MIT, and Bradley Jones, NASA JSC & Stanford University   A management study of NASA’s Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission, a 40-year NASA-Stanford collaboration, sheds light on the challenges senior managers face when developing an extremely complex system that requires […]

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