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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 23rd 2014 by CRC Press
Theory and Applications
With contributions from international professionals and researchers, this book is one of the first texts to address the emerging field of Neuroadaptive Systems and presents the state of the art developments in the field. It discusses neuroscience and human factors, as well as brain activity...
Published October 28th 2012 by CRC Press
A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks
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 9th 2012 by CRC Press
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 16th 2012 by CRC Press
Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies
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 12th 2011 by CRC Press
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 21st 2011 by CRC Press
What should every airline and manufacturer know about comfort?What can we learn from studies in the scientific literature?What do most passengers know about comfort and how can we translate that into interior design?Where can I find the latest knowledge and research useful for designing aircraft...
Published March 21st 2011 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
Needs and Applications
Industrially developing countries have the largest populations, the highest levels of poverty, poor health, and illiteracy, and the greatest need for improvement in working conditions. And as the marketplace and the workforce goes increasingly global, accountability with regard to the abuse of...
Published June 16th 2009 by CRC Press
A Human Factors Perspective
Already a significant human factor issue, trust is an especially hot topic in today’s business world where so much of the contact is virtual. Providing the first elaboration on this subject, the authors conduct an interdisciplinary investigation into the many facets of trust as they relate to the...
Published April 27th 2008 by CRC Press
Human Factors of a Global Society: A System of Systems Perspective
To Be Published May 26th 2014
Self-Regulation in Activity Theory: Applied Work Design for Human-Computer and Human-Machine Systems
To Be Published October 25th 2014
Application of Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design and Training
To Be Published November 14th 2014
Applying Systemic-Structural Activity Theory to Design of Human-Computer Interaction Systems
To Be Published November 14th 2014