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Collisions and collaboration : the organization of learning in the ATLAS experiment at the LHC

Author: Max Boisot
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world's largest scientific experiment involving 3000 scientists. Here a team of organisation theorists collaborate with leading figures at CERN to understand how this project has been organised and what lessons can be learnt for the management of major projects and 'big science'.--[Source inconnue].
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Boisot
ISBN: 9780191728945 0191728942
OCLC Number: 1132073406
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 septembre 2011).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (1 texte électronique (xx, 315 pages, [20] pages de planches)) : illustrations (certaines en couleur), fichiers HTML
Contents: Introduction - Big Science Challenges in the Twenty-First Century ; 1. What is ATLAS? ; 2. A Conceptual Framework: The I-Space ; 3. Emergent Strategies and New Research management Models: Lessons from the ATLAS Adhocracy ; 4. The Concept of an Atlas Architecture ; 5. ATLAS as Collective Strategy ; 6. Buying under Conditions of Uncertainty: A Proactive Approach ; 7. Learning and Innovation in Procurement: The Case of ATLAS-type Projects ; 8. A Tale of four Atlas Suppliers ; 9. From Russia With Love: A Contributing Country Perspective ; 10. The Individual in the ATLAS Collaboration: A Learning Perspective ; 11. Leadership in the ATLAS Collaboration ; 12. ATLAS and e-Science ; 13. ATLAS and the Future of High-Energy Physics
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