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
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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 ...

Truth Lies And O Rings

Author: Allan J. McDonald
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ISBN: 9780813041933
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Roger D. Launius, Division of Space History, Smithsonian Institution There have been many accounts of the circumstances surrounding the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger on 28 January 1986, but few, if any, give as much of an insider s ...

Exploring The Social

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072386318
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Diane Vaughan, "The Challenger Disaster: Lessons Learned" from The
Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA.
Copyright © 1996 by the University of Chicago. Reprinted with the ... Copyright ©
1 992 by Stephanie Coontz. Reprinted with the permission of Basic Books, a
member of Perseus Books, L.L.C. Andrew J. Cherlin, "Divorce and Remarriage"
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Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615596X
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In the book, Janet Vertesi explores the social and technical achievements of making knowledge about Mars based on iterative digital representations of its surface.

The Enigma Of The Aerofoil

Author: David Bloor
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226060934
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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.

Path Of Destruction

Author: John McQuaid
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 9780316162876
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"Winners of the Pulitzer Prize, John McQuaid and Mark Schleifstein were coauthors of the New Orleans Times-Picayune's award-winning series 'Washing Away, ' the definitive account of the Gulf Coast's grave hurricane risks"--Inside back ...

From Engineering Science To Big Science

Author: Pamela Etter Mack
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
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304, "The Decay of NASA's Technical Culture," Space Polity (November 1989)
301-10; McCurdy, Inside NASA: High Technology and Organizational Change in
the U.S. Space Program (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993);
Vaughan, The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and
Deviance at NASA (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press), p. 499 n. 17 and p.
210. See also p. 502 n. 88. 35. Wolfe, The Right Stuff (New York, NY: Farrar
Strauss ...

Uncoupling

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195039108
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Delineates the underlying pattern beneath every disintegrating relationship and sheds light on a number of key issues, such as why some people never psychologically separate, why counseling often fails, and why one person can sometimes take ...