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Organization at the limit : lessons from the Columbia disaster

Author: William H Starbuck; Moshe Farjoun
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William H Starbuck; Moshe Farjoun
ISBN: 140513108X 9781405131087
OCLC Number: 58451736
Description: xix, 387 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : organizational aspects of the Columbia disaster ; Synopsis : NASA, the CAIB report, and the Columbia disaster / Moshe Farjoun and William H. Starbuck --
History and policy at the space shuttle program / Moshe Farjoun --
System effects : on slippery slopes, repeating negative patterns, and learning from mistake? / Diane Vaughan --
Organizational learning and action in the midst of safety drift : revisiting the space shuttle program's recent history / Moshe Farjoun --
The space between in space transportation : a relational analysis of the failure of STS-107 / Karlene H. Roberts, Peter M. Madsen, and Vinit M. Desai --
The opacity of risk : language and the culture of safety in NASA's space shuttle program / William Ocasio --
Coping with temporal uncertainty : when rigid, ambitious deadlines don't make sense / Sally Blount, Mary J. Waller, and Sophie Leroy --
Attention to production schedule and safety as determinants of risk-taking in NASA's decision to launch the Columbia shuttle / Angela Bulijan and Zur Shapira --
Making sense of blurred images : mindful organizing in mission STS-107 / Karl E. Weick --
The price of progress : structurally incuded inaction / Scott A. Snook and Jeffrey C. Connor --
Data indeterminancy : one NASA, two modes / Roger Dunbar and Raghu Garud --
The recovery window : organizational learning following ambiguous threats / Amy C. Edmondson [and others] --
Barriers to the interpretation and diffusion of information about potential problems in organizations : lessons from the space shuttle Columbia / Frances J. Milliken, Theresa K. Lant, and Ebony N. Bridwell-Mitchell --
Systems approaches to safety : NASA and the space shuttle disasters / Nancy Leveson [and others] --
Creating foresight : lessons for enhancing resilience from Columbia / David D. Woods --
Making NASA more effective / William H. Starbuck and Johnny Stephenson --
Observations on the Columbia accident / Henry McDonald --
Lessons from the Columbia disaster / Moshe Farjoun and William H. Starbuck.
Responsibility: edited by William H. Starbuck and Moshe Farjoun.
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