Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

The Lessons of the 1996 Everest Disaster

Kaji Sherpa traversing onto the North Face of Everest. Photo Credit: JAMIE MCGUINNESS/PROJECT HIMALAYA (2021)

Markus Hällgren talks about the 1996 Everest disaster from the perspective of business and management. Hällgren is a professor of management and organization at Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University. He is the founder and leader of the interdisciplinary research profile “Extreme Environments – Everyday Decisions” (www.tripleED.com) as well as co-founder and organizer of the International network “Organising Extreme Contexts.”

Markus Hällgren


  jon wrote @

Really enjoyed this interview. Read Krakower’s book. Interesting take on what happened. Perhaps a more dispassionate and analytical view

  Anonymous wrote @

Thanks for the kind words, Jon!

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