Organizational Culture Risk Bibliography List Composed From the CAIB Report
Lee Clarke, “The Disqualification Heuristic: When Do Organizations Misperceive Risk?”
in Social Problems and Public Policy, vol. 5, ed. R. Ted Youn and William F.
Freudenberg, (Greenwich, CT: JAI, 1993)
Mary Douglas, How Institutions Think (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1987)
William R. Freudenberg, “Nothing Recedes Like Success? Risk Analysis and the
Organizational Amplification of Risks,” Risk: Issues in Health and Safety 3, 1: 1992, pp. 1-35
Richard H. Hall, Organizations: Structures, Processes, and Outcomes, (Prentice-Hall.
1998), pp. 184-204
Carol A. Heimer, “Social Structure, Psychology, and the Estimation of Risk.” Annual
Review of Sociology 14 (1988): 491-519; Stephen J. Pfohl, Predicting Dangerousness (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1978).
Gideon Kunda, Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a High-Tech
Corporation, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992);
“NASA/Navy Benchmarking Exchange (NNBE), Interim Report, Observations &
Opportunities Concerning Navy Submarine Program Safety Assurance,” Joint NASA and Naval Sea Systems Command NNBE Interim Report, December 20, 2002.
Howard E. McCurdy, “The Decay of NASA’s Technical Culture,” Space Policy
(November 1989), pp. 301-10.
James G. March, Lee S. Sproull, and Michal Tamuz, “Learning from Samples of One or
Fewer,” Organization Science, 2, 1: February 1991, pp. 1-13.
Peter Meiksins and James M. Watson, “Professional Autonomy and Organizational
Constraint: The Case of Engineers,” Sociological Quarterly 30 (1989), pp. 561-85
Charles Perrow, Normal Accidents (New York: Basic Books, 1984)
Henry Petroski, To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design (New
York: St. Martin’s, 1985)
Scott Sagan, The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents, and Nuclear Weapons (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995)
Edgar Schein. Organization Culture and Leadership, (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1985)
William H. Starbuck and Frances J. Milliken, “Challenger: Fine-tuning the Odds until
Something Breaks.” Journal of Management Studies 23 (1988), pp. 319-40.
Barry Turner and Nick Pidgeon, Man-made Disasters, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Butterworth Heinneman,1997).
John Van Maanen and Stephen R. Barley, “Cultural Organization,” in Peter J. Frost,
Larry F. Moore, Meryl Ries Louise, Craig C. Lundberg, and Joanne Martin (eds.)
Organization Culture, (Beverly Hills: Sage, 1985).