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Author Heimann, C. F. Larry (Clarence Fredrick)
Title Acceptable risks : politics, policy, and risky technologies / C.F. Larry Heimann.
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1997.

Subject United States. Food and Drug Administration.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Technology -- Risk assessment.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-183) and index.
Contents Understanding Agency Failure -- Reliable Decision Making and the Influence of Political Incentives -- Shifting Political Incentives at NASA and the FDA -- Organizational Structure and the Design of Reliable Systems -- Subordinate Expertise and Reliable Organizations -- Systems versus Components: Seeking Greater Reliability at NASA and the FDA -- Acceptable Risks.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780472023264 (electronic bk.)
0472023268 (electronic bk.)
0472108131 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.3998/mpub.14948
OCLC # 613192833
Additional Format Print version: Heimann, C.F. Larry (Clarence Fredrick). Acceptable risks. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1997 9780472108138 (DLC) 97027087 (OCoLC)37269392