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On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed upon launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida killing all seven astronauts on board. Conduct a literature and an Internet search on the topics of the Challenger disaster and groupthink. Then, discuss how groupthink might have created decision-making problems for NASA and its booster contractor. Cite at least two sources in your answer.Bazerman, M. H., & Moore, D. A. (2009). Judgment in managerial decision making (7th custom ed., 50-51). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.Forrester, J. (2007, October 7). The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster. Retrieved February 5, 2015, from http://dssresources.com/cases/spaceshuttlechallenger/Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: A Study in Organizational Ethics. (n.d.). Retrieved February 5, 2015, from http://pirate.shu.edu/~mckenndo/pdfs/The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.pdf.

 
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