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Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

Series Editor: Waldemar Karwowski

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  1. Self-Regulation in Activity Theory

    Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems

    By Gregory Z. Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski, Inna Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Every complex human–machine system includes a computer as a critically important means of work. However, an operator’s interaction with a computerized system cannot be reduced to only performing computer-based tasks. Today human-computer interaction (HCI) is not limited to trained software users....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Application of Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design and Training

    By Gregory Z. Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    This book offers analytical methods for studying human work in ergonomics and psychology that are similar to ones utilized by the engineering sciences. SSAT offers not only new qualitative but also formalized and quantitative methods of analysis. This book will describe quantitative methods of task...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Applying Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design of Human-Computer Interaction Systems

    By Gregory Z. Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski, Inna Bedny

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) is an interdisciplinary field that has gained recognition as an important field in ergonomics. HCI draws on ideas and theoretical concepts from computer science, psychology, industrial design, and other fields. Human–Computer Interaction is no longer limited to...

    Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Human Factors of a Global Society

    A System of Systems Perspective

    Edited by Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Safety Management in a Competitive Business Environment

    By Juraj Sinay

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Although often taken for granted, safety doesn’t just happen. It requires a deep understanding of the principles of safety culture that then must be applied in all of your actions. Safety Management in a Competitive Business Environment discusses the meaning of the culture of safety in all areas of...

    Published March 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Neuroadaptive Systems

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Magdalena Fafrowicz, Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Dylan Schmorrow

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Broadly defined as the science and technology of systems responding to neural processes in the brain, neuroadaptive systems (NASs) has become a rapidly developing area of study. One of the first books available in this emerging area, Neuroadaptive Systems: Theory and Applications synthesizes...

    Published October 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Manual Lifting

    A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks

    By Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti, Enrique Alvarez-Casado, Thomas R. Waters

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Commonly used throughout the world, manual lifting tasks—whether simple or complex—all involve variable loads, postures, and movements. This practical guide discusses how to analyze the intricate lifting function and prevent injury during its execution. Outlining revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (...

    Published July 10th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Knowledge Service Engineering Handbook

    Edited by Jussi Kantola, Waldemar Karwowski

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Edited by Jussi Kantola, the founding faculty member of the world’s first university Knowledge Service Engineering Department at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Waldemar Karwowski from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at UCF, Knowledge Service...

    Published May 17th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Ergonomics

    Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies

    By Pamela McCauley-Bush

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    A complete introduction to the field, Ergonomics: Foundational Principles, Applications and Technologies discusses scientific principles, research, applications, and emerging trends in technology. Covering the foundational principles and major topics in physical ergonomics, the book contains the...

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design, 2 Volume Set

    Edited by Waldemar Karwowski, Marcelo Soares, Neville A. Stanton

    Series: Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

    Every day we interact with thousands of consumer products. We not only expect them to perform their functions safely, reliably, and efficiently, but also to do it so seamlessly that we don’t even think about it. However, with the many factors involved in consumer product design, from the...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Organizational Resource Management: Theories, Methodologies, and Applications
    By Jussi Kantola
    To Be Published November 15th 2015

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