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Collisions and collaboration : the organization of learning in the Atlas Experiment at the LHC

Author: Max Boisot; et al
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world's largest scientific experiment involving 3,000 scientists from 38 countries. Here a team of organization theorists collaborate with leading figures at  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Boisot; et al
ISBN: 9780199567928 0199567921
OCLC Number: 963862175
Description: XX, 315 p. ; 24 cm
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
Responsibility: edited by Max Boisot ... [et al.].


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