Work Domain Analysis: Concepts, Guidelines, and Cases, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Work Domain Analysis

Concepts, Guidelines, and Cases, 1st Edition

By Neelam Naikar

CRC Press

338 pages

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Hardback: 9780805861297
pub: 2013-05-07
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In complex sociotechnical systems such as military, health care, and nuclear power systems, poor performance or errors resulting from inadequate designs can have catastrophic consequences. Although considered challenging to learn and execute well, work domain analysis can be used as a framework to assist in the design of these systems. Work Domain

Table of Contents

Introduction: Cognitive Work Analysis. Work Domain Analysis. Concepts: Abstraction. Decomposition. Structural Means-Ends, Part-Whole, and Topological Relations. Multiple Models. Activity: Whether or Not to Model? Guidelines: Analytic Themes for Work Domain Analysis. Cases: Evaluation of Design Concepts. Team Design. Training. Conclusion. Appendix: The Remaining Dimensions of Cognitive Work Analysis. References. Index.

Subject Categories

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