THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Andrew Lippman

What can failures teach us?

By Andrew Lippman
July 19, 2009

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Our institutions are cracking at the edges. Each day, we hear about another failure that causes us to question the role and efficacy of government, industry, and social structures. On close examination, we can identify a consistent set of reasons for this. (Full article: 725 words)

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