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Stories of Modern Technology Failures and Cognitive Engineering Successes

1st Edition

By Nancy J. Cooke

CRC Press

136 pages

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A woman is operated on while she's awake…

A plane runs out of gas while circling an airport for 30 minutes…

A passenger liner is mistaken for an enemy fighter and shot down…

A company invests in a new system that will cost them money…

What do these failure have in common?� How can we prevent them from happening again?

Table of Contents

Background and Perspective. Harnessing Landmine Expertise. Not Too Old to Drive. �Get this�on the ground.� Number Please. �You Guys Better Take Good Care of Me.� Too Many Cooks. Decisions as Sea. The Cognitive Engineers Speak from the Trenches. Commentary by William C. Howell.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety