Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Advances in Occupational, Social, and Organizational Ergonomics

1st Edition

Edited by Gavriel Salvendy, Waldemar Karwowski

CRC Press

860 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138117631
pub: 2017-06-07
Hardback: 9781439835074
pub: 2010-06-17
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429151835
pub: 2010-06-17
from $39.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


Worldwide, the attention for health, innovation, and productivity is increasing. In all situations, humans interact with their environment, which is the concern of the field of ergonomics. The need for knowledge and its applications is large and this book contributes to knowledge development as well as its application. The content varies from the effect that a complete new office interior has on its occupants, to the most efficient design of gloves for those wearing them. It examines topics as diverse as the facilitation of human interaction through work place design, the effects of vibration, and the improvement of the latest virtual reality applications.

This book is concerned with issues in Occupational, Social, and Organizational ergonomics. It contains a total of 90 articles. The authors of the articles represent 24 countries on five continents. These articles range from individual to multi-organizational perspectives in many different settings. Explicitly, the articles are organized according to the following themes:

I: Participation and Collaboration

II: Human Performance

III: Health and Well-being

IV: Working and Working Environment

V: Environment and Living Environment

VI: Virtual Environment

VII: Macro-ergonomic Aspects

Seven other titles in the Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series are:

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling & Usability Evaluation

Advances in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors of Special Populations

Table of Contents

Participation and Collaboration

Participatory Ergonomics in a Mobile Factory: Ergonomic Device to Decrease Neck Pain, S.A. Miguez, P. Vink, and M.S. Hallbeck

Reflection-for-Action: A Collaborative Approach to the Design of a Future Factory, A. Wikberg Nilsson and S. Johansson

Collaboration between Design and Production by Exploiting VR/AR and PLM - Case Metso Minerals, S.-P. Leino, M. Vehviläinen, S. Kiviranta, A. Mäkiranta, P. Nuutinen, I. Hokkanen, P. Multanen, P. Rantanen, J Heikkilä, and T. Martikainen

Trust Development in Distributed Multi-Cultural Teams: Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation, Y. Liu

Adaptive Coordination and Shared Leadership in High-Risk Teams: A Framework for Future Research, G. Grote and M. Kolbe

Collaborative Design of Workplaces: The Role of Boundary Objects, O. Broberg, R. Seim, and V. Andersen

Measuring Cross-Cultural Stimulus-Responses on the Internet, E. MacKerrow and J. Watkins

Design and Testing of a Support of ad hoc Communication for Tacit Workers, F. Hickmann, A. de Jong, D. Keyson, and S. Viegers

The Multidisciplinarity in the Development of Work Systems Conception Works Projects: A Review of Theoretical-Practical about the Subject, L. Gontijo, G. Balbinotti, A. Motter, and M. Guaragni

Using Operational Sequence Diagrams to Assess Interagency coordination in Traffic Incident Management, R. Feyen

Human Performance

Globalizing Project Managers' Creative Tension, An Overview, A. Bikfalvi, P. Porkka, H. Aramo-Immonen, N. Mancebo, J. Kantola, and H. Vanharanta

Job-Redesign in Knowledge Work, O.H. Sørensen and D. Holman

Human Performance Technology and Working Reliability, O. Burov, V. Kamyshin and O. Burova

How Novice Instructor Can Learn a Stable Evaluation in Report Assignment with No Predetermined Rules, T. Akasaka and Y. Okada

Act and Anticipate Hazard Perception Training for Young-Inexperienced Drivers, A. Meir, A. Borowsky, T. Oron-Gilad, Y. Parmet, and D. Shinar

Working and Working Environment

Work Seats: A Short Historical Outline, J. Charytonowicz

The Effects of Expectations and An Office Environment on Comfort Experience, C. Bazley and P. Vink

Office Ergonomics Interventions: Examining the Effects on Musculoskeletal Risk, Environmental Control and Comfort, M. Robertson, B. Amick, Y.H. Huang, and G. Kernan

Order-Picking in Deep Cold - A Gender-Related Analysis of Subjectively Assessed Efects, M. Penzkofer, K. Kluth, and H. Strasser

Age-Related Physiological Strain of Male Order-Pickers in Deep Cold, K. Kluth, M. Penzkofer, and H. Strasser

Ergonomic Assessment: Risk Exposure among Construction Workers, P. Joshi, P. Sharma, and A. Sharma

Glovebox Gloves: Effects on Forearm Muscle Activity for Gripping with Maximal and Sub-Maximal Efforts, P.-C. Sung, P.-J. Cheng, and C.-L. Lee

Factors Affecting Success and Failure in a Return-to-Work Program Established for a Department of Defense Aircraft Maintenance Facility, E. Irwin, K. Streilein, and R. Slife

Innovative Ways of Working: A Comparison of a Traditional and a Flexible Office Environment on Office Space Use, Performance, Privacy and Satisfaction, M. Blok, L. Groenesteijn, M. Formanoy, E. de Korte, and P. Vink

The Effects of Correlated Color Temperature and Illuminance on Color Discrimination, W. Cheng, Y. Lin, and Y. Sun

Investigating Manual Work Using Human Factors Approaches and Behavioral Analysis, G. Lawson, G. Tosolin, C. Leva, S. Sharples, A. Langley, S. Shaikh, and P. Liston

Perceived Time, Temporal Order and Control in Boundaryless Work, H. Lund, H. Hvid, and A. Kamp

Shaping Usability Engineering Methods to Fit the IT Applications Development Process, D. Dunkle

Safety Climate in Truck Transportation: Field Studies of Their Levels Correlated with Aafety Outcomes, Y. Li and K. Itoh

Usability Group Management Methods: How to Create a Cohesive, Innovative and High-Performing Team, L. Tudor, R. Ramarajan, and H. Wang

Evolving Problem-Solving Performance by Mixed-Culture Dyadic Teams, R. Warren

Measuring Performance of Office Work: An Overview of Test-Procedures, H. Gebhardt, I. Levchuk, C. Muehlemeyer, and K. Bux

Health and Well-Being

Prevention of Work-Related Stress in Practice – A Participatory Approach, C. Ipsen, P. L. Jensen, and V. Andersen

The Intermittent Duty of Information and Communication Technology Among Immediate Superiors of Social and Health Care Services - A Research and Development Project, S. Tuomivaara and K. Eskola

Ergonomic Conditions for Social Integration of the Disabled, J. Olszewski

The Paradox of Lean in Healthcare: Stable Processes in a Reactive Environment, A.P. Nielsen and K. Edwards

Professional Assessment and Collective Standards - Lean in a Cancer Department, P. Hasle

Status of Ward Nurses in Health Care Industry of Uttarakhand State of India: An Approach through Hospital Ergonomics, I. Karki and P. Sharma

Survey of Health Problems for Long-Haul Flight Travelers, B.-S. Liu and C.-C. Wu,

An Approach to Study the Body Vack Discomfort of Economy Class Aircraft Passenger, C. F. Tan, W. Chen, and M. Rauterberg

Ergonomics in the Context of Prevention, Educational Proposal and Current Situation in Colombia, E. Cadavid and L. M. Sáenz

The Evaluation of an Assistive Chair Design for the Elderly, C. Huang

Psychological Aspects of Residential Bathroom Design, A. Jaglarz

The Effects of Repetitive Lifting on Lumbar Spinal Motion in a Young and Middle-Aged Population, M. Boocock, G. Mawston, and R. Smith

Discomfort and Other Measures for the Assessment of Postural Load, D. Kee and L. Lee

Evaluation of Neck, Shoulders, Arms and Hands Muscles Fatigue of Sewers Using Myotonometric Method and Effectiveness of Early Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation, Z. Roja, V. Kalkis, H. Kalkis, and I. Roja

Ergonomic Assessment of Farm Activities of Women Farmers of Mountain of India: Approach Towards Drudgery Reduction, A. Kaliya, P. Sharma, S. Singh, and I. Karki

Influences of Office Tasks on Body Dynamics Using Dynamic Office Chairs, L. Groenesteijn, P. Vink, R. Ellegast, K. Keller, and H. Berger

Whole-Body Vibration Exposure and Musculoskeletal Complaints in Urban Mail Carriers, H.-C. Chen, Y.-P. Liu, and C.-T. Chiang

The Relationship between the Subjective Perception of Physical Capability and Muscular Strength During Repetitive Lifting Tasks, R.-L. Jang

Good Ergonomic Setup for Healthy Posture at Work, S. Singh and P. Sharma

Ergonomic Assessment of Dairy Activities Performed by Rural Women of Punjab (India), K. Oberoi, S. Sharma, and P. Kataria

Musician Related Cumulative Muscular Disorders as Assessed Using a Taiwanese Questionnaire Survey, C.-L. Chen

Designing Lifting Task in Shoe Industry using Genetic Algorithm, S. Srivastava, K. Srivastava, N. Swati, and N. Singh

Prevalence of Low Back Pain in Long Distance Truck Drivers of Mountainous Terrain, M. Goon, S. Ghoshal, B. Chandrasekaran, and B. C. Sharma

Ergonomics Aspects of CNC-Units - A Survey among Trainees, A. Klussmann I. Levchuk, A. Schafer, and K.-H. Lang

Identification of Hazards at a Constant Work Place by Means of the Map of System Work, T. Musiol and J. Grzesiek

Occupational Safety Management and Application of Economic Guidelines in the Shaping of Working Conditions in Supermarkets, K. Lis and J. Olszewski

A Challenge for the Future: Efficient, Attractive and Sustainable Factories, S. Johansson and A. Wikberg Nilsson

Environment and Living Environment

Eco-Ergonomics in Architecture, A. Skowronski

Building with Reclaimed Materials in View of Ergonomic Design, M. Skowronski and J. Charytonowicz

Beauty and Ergonomics of Living Environment, W. Bonenberg

Temporary Architecture - Building, Exploitation, Demolition, P. Nowakowski

Ergonomic Harmonization of Universal Mobility Design in Urban Environment, S. Horino and K. Kogi

Ergonomic Assessment of Old Age Homes and Related Health Hazards on Elderly People, S. N. Kashyap and P. Sharma

Visibility Profiles of Stadium Stands Derived from Profiles of Comfortable Stairs, Z. Pelczarski

Ergonomic Assessment of Interiors in Residential Dwellings and Impact on Residents, S. Agarwal, P. Sharma, and L. Gupta

Ergonomic Design of School Furniture: Challenges for the Portuguese Schools, I. Castellucci, M. A. Gonçalves, and P. M. Arezes

Design Development of Toilet Chair on Ergonomic Principles through CAD, N. Kaur, P. Sharma, and K. Oberoi

Virtual Environment

Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies for Supporting Heterogeneous Multidisciplinary End-Users across Product Lifecycle, S. Kiviranta, M. Poyade, and K. Helin

ManuVAR Training: Supporting the Implementation and Design of VR/AR Quality-Improvement Tools for Manual Handling, P. Liston, S. Cromie, M.-C. Leva, K. Helin, and M. D’Cruz

Integration of Human Factors Methods to the ManuVAR Product Lifecycle Management Model, S. Aromaa, J. Viitaniemi, C. Leva, and B. Krassi

Supporting Workers through the Combination of Mixed Reality and Mobile Devices in Wide Areas, N. Frangakis, I. Karaseitanidis, R. Blach, and T. Gleue

A Virtual Interactive Training Application to Support Manual Work, M. Strauchmann, T. Haase, J. Viitaniemi, S. Kiviranta, and P. Vink

ManuVAR PLM Model, Methodology, Architecture, and Tools for Manual Work Support throughout System Lifecycle, B. Krassi, S. Kiviranta, P. Liston, S.-P. Leino, M. Strauchmann, A. Reyes-Lecuona, J. Viitaniemi, J. Sääski, S. Aromaa, and K. Helin

From Teaching Machines to the Exploitation of Virtual and Augmented Reality: Behaviour Analysis Supporting Manual Workers in Aerospace Industry within the European Project ManuVAR, G. Tosolin and A. Valdina

Augmented Reality in Factory Environments - System Usability and Human Factors Studies, J. Sääski, G. Karaseitanidis, and T. Salonen

ManuVAR: A Framework for Improving Manual Work through Virtual and Augmented Reality, B. Krassi, M. D'Cruz, and P. Vink

Development of 3D Ergonomics Requirement Models for Cabin Development, A. Sundin, J. Landen, A. Hedberg, and J. Holler

Usability Evaluation of Target Expansion Schemes in Selecting Targets with a Mouse, D. Lee, S. Kwon, and M. K. Chung

Consumer Perception of Mobile Phone Attributes, T. Zhang, P.L.P. Rau, and J. Zhou

The Human Factor in Lean Software Development, A. Borucki and L. Pacholski

Macro-Ergonomic Aspects

Ecological Aspects of Macroergonomics, S. Janik and D. Grygiel

Ergonomics' Contributions to a Company’s Innovation Strategy, J. Dul

The Social Role of Ergonomics and Material Environment Design, K. Lis

The Leader Impact on Proergonomic Activities, E. Jasinska, W. Jasinski, and S. Janik

Macroergonomic Development of Industrial Production Processes, L. Pacholski and B. Mateja

The Guidelines for the Sociotechnical Subject: The Practical Results about the Subject, G. Balbinotti, L. Gontijo, A. Trautvein, A. Motter, and M. Robertson

Ergonomics in Industrial Design Education Process: A Conceptual and Methodological Experience, L. M. Sáenz

Ergonomic Aspect of Urban and Social Dynamics, A. Bonenberg

About the Series

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety