Leadership Moment - Stanislav Petrov
This week’s Leadership Moment - Stanislav Petrov - Decision Making
This is the story of the man who saved the world. The year was 1983. The cold war between the Soviet Union and United States was heightened. Nuclear missiles were aimed at Moscow and other high value targets, while Soviet nuclear subs prowled the American east coast around the clock.
On the morning of September 26th in a Soviet bunker, alarms were triggered, sirens howled, while electronic screens indicated the Americans had just launched five missiles toward the USSR.
Estimated time to detonation: just 25 minutes…
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