1st Edition

Crew Resource Management Training
A Competence-based Approach for Airline Pilots

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after April 20, 2021
ISBN 9780367687311
April 20, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
368 Pages 41 B/W Illustrations

USD $130.00

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Book Description

The book provides a data-driven approach to real-world CRM applicable to commercial pilot performance. It addresses the shift to a systems-based resilience thinking that aims to understand how worker performance provides a buffer against failure. This book will be the first to bring these ideas together.

Taking a competence-based approach offers a more coherent, relevant approach to CRM. The book presents relevant, real world examples of the concepts and outlines a change in thinking around pilot performance and interpretation of data that is overdue.

Airlines, pilots, and aviation industry professionals will benefit from the insights into organizational design and alternative approaches to training.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Why a ‘Competence-based’ Approach to Crew Resource Management Training? 2. Thinking about Failure 3. A Systems Model of Aviation 4. On Being Human - Frailties, Vulnerabilities and their Effect on Performance 5. Doing Normal Work – Processes at Level 6. Error as Performance Feedback 7. Acting in the Public Domain - Collaboration to Achieve Operational Goals 8. Communication 9. Organisational Factors - Level 3 10. Facilitating Aviation - Level 4 11. Training for Competence 12. Assessing Competence

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Norman MacLeod has been involved in different aspects of training design and delivery in aviation since 1977. He has designed, delivered and trained trainers in the field of CRM since 1989. He has worked in all types of aviation including rotary wing, business jets, low-cost carriers and legacy airlines. Most recently, he was the Human Factors Manager for Cathay Pacific Airways in Hong Kong. He has spoken at numerous conferences and published articles in CAT Journal.