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 ...

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.

Exploring The Social

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072386318
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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.

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 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.

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 ...


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 ...

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.

Principles Of Soil Chemistry Fourth Edition

Author: Kim H. Tan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439813957
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By completely revising, updating, and incorporating a decade’s worth of new information, author Kim Tan has made this edition an entirely new and better book.