Della Steam Plant: Should the Turbine Be Shut Off?
P.K. Raju, Chetan Sankar
published: 2006 | Case Study | Operations Management
Subject Area: Operations Management; Business Policy/Strategic Management
Key Issues: Industrial Engineering; Safety Management; Technology Management
Case Description: Sam Towers, the plant manager of a power plant, was in a dilemma: his engineer and the manufacturer's engineer had disagreed on a major maintenance problem at the power plant. Taking into account financial, technical, safety, and credibility issues, he had to decide whether to restart the turbine-generator unit or shut it down.
# Case Pages: 10
Case Number: 040013-18-1&2-7
Teaching Note: Yes
revised May 10/06