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Description - Disastrous Decisions by Andrew Hopkins

Disastrous Decisions: The Human and Organisational Causes of the Gulf of Mexico Blowout takes the reader into the realm of human and organisational factors that contributed to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. This event resulted in the loss of 11 lives in the explosions and fire, the sinking of the rig and untold damage to the environment and to the livelihood of Gulf residents. It is important to know what people did, but even more important to know why they did it, so this book attempts to "get inside the heads" of decision-makers and understand how they themselves understood the situations they were in. It also seeks to discover what it was in their organisational environment that encouraged them to think and act as they did. Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand is the non-exclusive distributor of this title.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781921948770
ISBN-10: 1921948779
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 256
Imprint: CCH Australia Limited
Publisher: CCH Australia Limited
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

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