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Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental

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Chernobyl, Katrina, Challenger, BP, Columbia, Vioxx. These were not unavoidable catastrophes, but disasters that could have been prevented, or whose damages could have been mitigated, if only someone had spoken up. Using case studies ranging from natural disasters and industrial accidents to Enron and the sub-prime lending crisis, Flirting with Disaster examines the psycho ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 2nd 2010 by Union Square Press (first published 2008)
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สนุกดี ผูเขียนหนังสือเลมนีตังคำถามทีฟังงายแตตอบยากวา ทำไมเราถึงไมตัดสินใจให "ถูกตอง" ตังแตแรก ในกรณีหายนะทังหลายทีเกิดจากการตัดสินใจผิดพลาดติดตอกันเปนซีรีส เขายกตัวอยางมากมาย ตังแตการระเบิดของกระสวยอวกาศแชลเลนเจอร นำทวมใหญนิวออรลีนส การลมสลายของบริษัทผูสอบบัญชี อารเธอร แอนเดอรสัน การลมละลายของ Long Term Capital Management (LTCM) เฮดจฟันดทีกอตังและบริหารโดย "อัจฉริยะการเงิน" หลายคน รวมทังเจาของรางวัลโนเบล และกรณีหายนะนอยใหญอีกมากมายในหนังสือ

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TW Yeung
Mar 02, 2012 TW Yeung rated it really liked it
a great illustration by different examples of disasters and their man-made causes shows us our slackful and possibly self-protective nature has paved ways to the loss of not only undesirable amoun of money bu Aldo an unfortunate number of life loss.
I bough the book four years ago only to have my picking it up recently and the timing is perfect. It gives me inspirations to choose a life of integrity and honesty and supports my courage to be unwavering to stand up and voice my own concern in the f
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