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The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error'

3rd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
December 28, 2014

When faced with a ’human error’ problem, you may be tempted to ask 'Why didn’t these people watch out better?' Or, 'How can I get my people more engaged in safety?' You might think you can solve your safety problems by telling your people to be more careful, by reprimanding the miscreants, by ...

Just Culture: Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
October 24, 2016

A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of Sidne...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 08, 2019

This two-volume set addresses a variety of human factors issues and engineering concerns across various real-world applications such as aviation and driving, cybersecurity, and healthcare systems. The contents of these books also present recent theories and methods related to human performance,...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Current Theory and Methods

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book examines recent advances in theories, models, and methods relevant to automated and autonomous systems. The following chapters provide perspectives on modern autonomous systems, such as self-driving cars and unmanned aerial systems, directly from the professionals working with and...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Emerging Issues and Practical Perspectives

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book is devoted to the examination of emerging practical issues related to automated and autonomous systems. The book highlights the significance of these emergent technologies that determine the course of our daily lives. Each unique chapter highlights human factors and engineering concerns...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
September 30, 2019

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

1st Edition

Demetris Yiannakides, Charalampos Sergiou
September 30, 2019

This book provides an in-depth analysis of human failure and its various forms and root causes. The analysis is developed through real aviation accidents and incidents and the deriving lessons learned. Features: Employs accumulated experience, and the scientific and research point of view, and...

Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design

1st Edition

Prabir Mukhopadhyay
September 11, 2019

This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for...

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit

1st Edition

Jason A. Maldonado
September 04, 2019

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit will help reshape the way we talk about safety, prompt action, and engage workers from all levels of an organization. The book includes real-life experiences and characters that are relatable to anyone who has worked in the safety...

Advice for the Novice Investigator: Examples Taken from Movement Sciences

1st Edition

Nick Stergiou
August 23, 2019

This book is intended to help young and novice scientists by providing them with advice on how to overcome adversities. This advice comes in the form of numerous examples from the author’s career but also from the careers of many other scientists. It follows the thinking process of Ramon Y Cajal...

Auditory Cognition and Human Performance: Research and Applications

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin
July 29, 2019

Hearing and understanding sound — auditory processing — greatly enriches everyday life and enhances our ability to perform many tasks essential to survival. The complex soundscape in which we live influences where we direct our attention, how we communicate with each other, and how we interact with...

Human Factors in Simulation and Training

1st Edition

Peter A. Hancock, Dennis A. Vincenzi, John A. Wise, Mustapha Mouloua
July 29, 2019

Measure twice, cut once. Although applicable to all areas of human factors research, the old adage is especially relevant to simulation and training. As a tool, simulation is an aid to the imagination, however, if incorrectly or inadequately used, it can lead to inaccurate outcomes that not only...

Human Factors in the Maritime Domain

1st Edition

Michelle Grech, Tim Horberry, Thomas Koester
July 29, 2019

The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in...

Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

1st Edition

Jose Rodriguez Cordon
July 11, 2019

Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork...

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