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Author Dekker, Sidney.

Title Drift into failure [electronic resource] : from hunting broken components to understanding complex systems / by Sidney Dekker.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 220 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Failure is always an option -- Features of drift -- The legacy of Newton and Descartes -- The search for the broken component -- Theorizing drift -- What is complexity and systems thinking? -- Managing the complexity of drift.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Social systems.
Complex organizations.
System theory -- Social aspects.
System failures (Engineering)
Failure (Psychology)
Complexity (Philosophy)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781409422228 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781409422211 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781409422235 (electronic bk.)

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