Organizational resilience, crisis management, sustainability

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Managing Crises Before They Happen: What Every Executive and Manager Needs to Know about Crisis Management
1.  Managing Crises Before They Happen: What Every Executive and Manager Needs to Know about Crisis Management by Ian I. Mitroff
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  "One of the standard guides on resilience engineering - easy to read and follow, with frameworks and checklists for stress free implementation"
11.86   Used & New from: 2.41

Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies (Princeton Paperbacks)
2.  Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies (Princeton Paperbacks) by Charles Perrow
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  "Why accidents are partially unavoidable - a good collection of case studies of some important accidents"
21.05   Used & New from: 12.38
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Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty
3.  Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty by Karl E. Weick
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  "Weick's look at high resilience organisations and how to set up business not only for short term profit but on sounder foundations"
19.99   Used & New from: 7.99
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Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of U.S. Black Hawks over Northern Iraq
4.  Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of U.S. Black Hawks over Northern Iraq by Scott A. Snook
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  "Friendly fire incident as an exercise in analysing organisational resilience and improvement thereoff"
27.95   Used & New from: 4.60
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The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA
5.  The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA by Diane Vaughan
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  "In-depth analysis of the Challenger failure - probably the most detailed failure case study - but not a quick or easy read"
17.50   Used & New from: 4.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Surviving Transformation: Lessons from GM's Surprising Turnaround
6.  Surviving Transformation: Lessons from GM's Surprising Turnaround by Vincent P. Barabba
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  "How to survive the transformation - practical example from pre-bailout GM (while on the ropes in the early 1990s)"
22.80   Used & New from: 1.24
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The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage
7.  The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage by Yossi Sheffi
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  "Sheffi's book is not quite up to the standards of Mitroff when it comes to frameworks but is broader in scope and very applicable"
Used & New from: 0.01
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Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis: 7 Essential Lessons for Surviving Disaster
8.  Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis: 7 Essential Lessons for Surviving Disaster by Harold Quinton Distinguished Professor of Business Policy and Director Ian I Mitroff
The list author says:
  "Another Mitroff book - in principle very interchangeable with the first on the list - so it's down to personal preference"
15.50   Used & New from: 10.28
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We'RE Big & Powerful ... Mitroff
9.  We'RE Big & Powerful ... Mitroff by Harold Quinton Distinguished Professor of Business Policy and Director Ian I Mitroff
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  "Explaining the curse of thinking a company is too big and powerful to fail"
Used & New from: 1.76

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The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron
10.  The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron by Peter Elkind
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  "Practical counter-example of Enron - a low resilience operation"
6.99   Used & New from: 3.16
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Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management
11.  Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management by Markus Schwaninger
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  "Collection of management models and frameworks for building highly viable organizations"
72.87
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