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: 34.36 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 ...

Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615601X
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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.

Friendly Fire

Author: Scott A. Snook
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140084097X
Size: 48.33 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.

The Enigma Of The Aerofoil

Author: David Bloor
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226060934
Size: 36.64 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.

Inventing The American Astronaut

Author: Matthew H. Hersch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137025298
Size: 77.50 MB
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A fresh and fascinating look at the Space Age that demolishes the myth of the fearless, hot-shot astronaut.

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.

Exploring The Social

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072386318
Size: 15.36 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 Cambridge Dictionary Of Space Technology

Author: Mark Williamson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521142311
Size: 54.67 MB
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To assist the reader in research on a given topic, related entries are highlighted in the text and other important entries are cross-referenced. An additional key feature is a classified list of entries grouped under 13 subject headings.

Qigong Massage For Your Child With Autism

Author: Louisa Silva
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 1848190700
Size: 12.92 MB
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This book teaches parents a simple qigong massage programme that has been developed specifically for the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).