Fundamentals of Information Systems

8th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305082168
Chapter 6, Problem 2.1DQ
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The group support system recorded the interaction between the Thiokol and NASA teams. What was this recorded interaction used for?

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