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The Challenger launch decision : risky technology, culture, and deviance at NASA, Diane Vaughan

Label
The Challenger launch decision : risky technology, culture, and deviance at NASA
Title
The Challenger launch decision
Title remainder
risky technology, culture, and deviance at NASA
Statement of responsibility
Diane Vaughan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the social impact of the crash and analyzes the NASA decision making process
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vaughan, Diane
Dewey number
363.12/465
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL867
LC item number
.C467 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Challenger (Spacecraft)
  • United States
  • Aerospace industries
  • Organizational behavior
  • Decision making
Label
The Challenger launch decision : risky technology, culture, and deviance at NASA, Diane Vaughan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-550) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Eve of the Launch -- 2. Learning Culture, Revising History -- 3. Risk, Work Group Culture, and the Normalization of Deviance -- 4. The Normalization of Deviance, 1981-1984 -- 5. The Normalization of Deviance, 1985 -- 6. The Culture of Production -- 7. Structural Secrecy -- 8. The Eve of the Launch Revisited -- 9. Conformity and Tragedy -- 10. Lessons Learned -- Appendix A Cost/Safety Trade-Offs? Scrapping the Escape Rockets and the SRB Contract Award Decision -- Appendix B Supporting Charts and Documents -- Appendix C On Theory Elaboration, Organizations, and Historical Ethnography
Control code
33166669
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 575 pages
Isbn
9780226851754
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
95039858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Challenger launch decision : risky technology, culture, and deviance at NASA, Diane Vaughan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-550) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Eve of the Launch -- 2. Learning Culture, Revising History -- 3. Risk, Work Group Culture, and the Normalization of Deviance -- 4. The Normalization of Deviance, 1981-1984 -- 5. The Normalization of Deviance, 1985 -- 6. The Culture of Production -- 7. Structural Secrecy -- 8. The Eve of the Launch Revisited -- 9. Conformity and Tragedy -- 10. Lessons Learned -- Appendix A Cost/Safety Trade-Offs? Scrapping the Escape Rockets and the SRB Contract Award Decision -- Appendix B Supporting Charts and Documents -- Appendix C On Theory Elaboration, Organizations, and Historical Ethnography
Control code
33166669
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 575 pages
Isbn
9780226851754
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
95039858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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