The Challenger Launch Decision

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634696X
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In a new preface, Vaughan reveals the ramifications for this book and for her when a similar decision-making process brought down NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Controlling Unlawful Organizational Behavior

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226851747
Size: 76.40 MB
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Diane Vaughan reconstructs the Ohio Revco case, an example of Medicaid provider fraud in which a large drugstore chain initiated a computer-generated double billing scheme that cost the state and federal government half a million dollars in ...

Path Of Destruction

Author: John McQuaid
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316076597
Size: 59.29 MB
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At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome.

Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615601X
Size: 26.18 MB
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With Seeing Like a Rover, Janet Vertesi takes us behind the scenes to reveal the work that goes into creating our knowledge of Mars.

Boeing Versus Airbus

Author: John Newhouse
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307267261
Size: 72.62 MB
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Combining insider knowledge with vivid prose and insight, John Newhouse delivers a riveting story of these two titans of the sky and their struggles to stay in the air.

Exploring The Social

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072386318
Size: 75.60 MB
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... Lessons Learned" from The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology,
Culture, and Deviance at NASA. ... L.L.C. Andrew J. Cherlin, "Divorce and
Remarriage" from Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage, Revised and Enlarged Edition.

The Enigma Of The Aerofoil

Author: David Bloor
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226060934
Size: 73.29 MB
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In The Enigma of the Aerofoil, David Bloor probes a neglected aspect of this important period in the history of aviation.

Fatal Words

Author: Steven Cushing
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226132013
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In Fatal Words, Steven Cushing explains how miscommunication has led to dozens of aircraft disasters, and he proposes innovative solutions for preventing them.

The China Price

Author: Alexandra Harney
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 144063601X
Size: 34.36 MB
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In this landmark work of investigative reporting, former Financial Times correspondent Alexandra Harney uncovers a story of immense significance to us all: how China's factory economy gains a competitive edge by selling out its workers, ...

Truth Lies And O Rings

Author: Allan J. McDonald
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"--Roger D. Launius, Division of Space History, Smithsonian Institution "McDonald tells the heartbreaking tale of how he saw his words of warning ignored, and the fateful consequences of that decision.