Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems
This book provides insight into the application of Applied and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory (SSAT) to the study of human work. There are a number of independent experimental methods and techniques for the study of Human-Computer Interaction and work analysis in general. However there is no...
To Be Published October 29th 2014 by CRC Press
Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory
A collection of works authored by leading scientists from the US and Russia, Human-Computer Interaction and Operators’ Performance: Optimizing Work Design with Activity Theory describes applied and systemic-structural activity theory as it is used to study human-computer interaction, aviation,...
Published August 8th 2010 by CRC Press
Developments in Theory and Practice
Written by leaders in their respective fields, Ergonomics and Psychology discusses recent advancements in psychology and addresses their applications in practice through ergonomics. The book describes the basic ideas that underpin the most successfully applied approaches in ergonomics, psychology,...
Published April 24th 2008 by CRC Press
Applications to Human Performance and Work Design
The last several decades have demonstrated dramatic technological changes that influence work conditions in all applied domains, including manufacturing, transportation, and human-computer interactions. These changes require new approaches to the study of human performance. Activity theory, in...
Published July 26th 2006 by CRC Press
Current Applications To Design and Learning
Series: Applied Psychology Series
The opening of the former Soviet Union to the West has provided an opportunity to describe Russian human factors/ergonomics and to compare American theories and methods with it. Although this book is principally dedicated to describing the theory of activity as it applies to issues of design and...
Published May 31st 1997 by Psychology Press