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Mahler, Julianne
Organizational learning at NASA : the Challenger and Columbia accidents / Julianne G. Mahler ; with Maureen Hogan Casamayou
Alternate Title Challenger and Columbia accidents
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2009
book jacket
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Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Reorganization
Subject(s) Organizational learning -- United States
Organizational change -- United States
Subject Columbia (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Physical Description xiii, 238 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index
Contents Part I. Recognizing the value of organizational learning : Uncanny similarities: the Challenger and Columbia accidents -- Identifying organizational learning -- Part II. Analyzing the causes of the shuttle accidents : Structures for processing information -- Contractor relations -- Political and budgetary pressures -- Organizational culture -- Part III. Institutionalizing lessons about public organizational learning : The challenges of learning in public organizations -- Lessons from NASA about organizational learning
Series Public management and change
Alternate Author Casamayou, Maureen Hogan

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