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    • Managing the Unexpected

    • Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty, 2nd Edition
    • By: Karl E. Weick, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
    • Narrated by: Judy Mahby
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since the first edition of Managing the Unexpected was published in 2001, the unexpected has become a growing part of our everyday lives. The unexpected is often dramatic, as with hurricanes or terrorist attacks. But the unexpected can also come in more subtle forms, such as a small organizational lapse that leads to a major blunder, or an unexamined assumption that costs lives in a crisis. Why are some organizations better able than others to maintain function and structure in the face of unanticipated change? Authors Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe answer this question by pointing to high reliability organizations (HROs).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • From one of the Biggest Names in Org Theory

    • By Zina on 12-12-14

    Regular price: $19.95