3rd Edition

Workload Measures

By Valerie Jane Gawron Copyright 2019
    218 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book was developed to help researchers and practitioners select measures to be used in the evaluation of human/machine systems. The book includes definitions of human workload and a review of measures. Each measure is described, along with its strengths and limitations, data requirements, threshold values, and sources of further information. To make this reference easier to use, extensive author and subject indices are provided.


    • Offers readily accessible information on workload measures
    • Presents general description of the measure
    • Covers data collection, reduction, and analysis requirements
    • Details the strengths and limitations or restrictions of each measure, including proprietary rights or restrictions
    • Provides validity and reliability data as available

    1. Human Workload. 2. Subjective Measures of Workload. List of Acronyms. Author Index. Subject Index.


    Valerie Gawron has a PhD in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois. She has written over 400 publications including the Human Performance, Workload, and Situation Awareness Measures Handbook (second edition) and 2001 Hearts: The Jane Gawron Story. Both of these are being used internationally in graduate classes, the former in human factors and the latter in patient safety. Dr. Gawron is a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and a fellow of the International Ergonomics Association.