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Organizational learning at NASA [electronic resource] : the Challenger and Columbia accidents / Julianne G. Mahler ; with Maureen Hogan Casamayou.

By: Mahler, Julianne.
Contributor(s): Casamayou, Maureen Hogan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Public management and change: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 238 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781589016033 (electronic bk.); 1589016033 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Reorganization | Columbia (Spacecraft) -- Accidents | Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents | Organizational learning -- United States | Organizational change -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Information Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Knowledge CapitalGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Organizational learning at NASA.DDC classification: 658.4/038 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index.

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.

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