Normal Accidents

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400828494
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" In the new afterword to this edition Perrow reviews the extensive work on the major accidents of the last fifteen years, including Bhopal, Chernobyl, and the Challenger disaster.

The Next Catastrophe

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400838517
Size: 24.69 MB
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Written in a highly accessible style by a renowned systems-behavior expert, this book is essential reading for the twenty-first century.

The Challenger Launch Decision

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226851761
Size: 34.98 MB
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Discusses the social impact of the crash and analyzes the NASA decision making process.

Inside Nasa

Author: Howard E. McCurdy
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
ISBN:
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He concludes that, given the conditions ofmodern government, the performance of high-technology agencies like NASA inherently tends to decline. Inside NASA offers a revealing study of both organizational culture and bureaucratic aging.

The Logic Of Failure

Author: Dietrich Dörner
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780201479485
Size: 27.74 MB
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An incisive analysis of real-life situations that helps all those involved in any kind of strategic planning recognize and avoid logical yet devastating errors.

The Limits Of Safety

Author: Scott Douglas Sagan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691021010
Size: 74.52 MB
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In this provocative book, Scott Sagan challenges such optimism.

3 11

Author: Richard J. Samuels
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801468027
Size: 41.87 MB
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In 3.11, Richard Samuels offers the first broad scholarly assessment of the disaster's impact on Japan's government and society.

Friendly Fire

Author: Scott A. Snook
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140084097X
Size: 54.92 MB
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This book attempts to make sense of this tragedy--a tragedy that on its surface makes no sense at all. With almost twenty years in uniform and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, Lieutenant Colonel Snook writes from a unique perspective.

Complex Organizations

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781626549029
Size: 33.26 MB
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"In a very real sense, this book is in a class by itself. . . . It has achieved the status of a 'classic.' . . . There is no other single volume which provides such a thoughtful and incisive critique of organizational theory.