Planning & the Crisis Management Team
Mini- Case – BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Please answer each question thoroughly with a minimum word
count of 200 each. Use APA format with in-text citations and a reference page.
Do not include a cover page and place your answers underneath each question for
easier breakdown. Use the file attached as an additional reference if needed.
Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
1. In a narrative format, summarize the key facts and issues
of the case.
2. Update the information in the case by researching it on
the Internet. Focus your response on the specific issues in the case.
3. Was the Deepwater Horizon accident a problem associated
more with cost cutting or with a faulty process safety culture?
4. What impact did BP’s strategy have on the crisis?
5. Assume the role of Tony Hayward’s successor as CEO of BP.
What steps would you take to address the crisis and rebuild BP’s reputation?
*Discuss the Case
Regarding the opening and closing case in the Readof Amy
Bishop, what mechanisms should the university have had in place to detect the
coming crisis before it occurred? Please
remember to use scholarly (not general sources) sources and be very careful of
plagiarism. Minimum word count for this question only is 250.
*Here’s a link that
you may use in addition to research