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  • Cognitive Systems Engineering

    An Integrative Living Laboratory Framework

    Edited by Michael D. McNeese, Peter Kent Forster

    This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    CRC Press

  • Diagnosis

    Interpreting the Shadows

    By Pat Croskerry, Karen Cosby, Mark L. Graber, Hardeep Singh

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a) an awareness and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Analysis and Crisis Response

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Olivier Salvi, Chongfu Huang

    This work contain the collected papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 2

    Using Scientific Methods to Address Practical Human Factors Needs

    By Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang

    Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems, (b) envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Decision Modes in Complex Task Environments

    By Norbert Steigenberger, Thomas Lubcke, Heather Fiala, Alina Riebschlager

    Despite intense research on decision-making in action, we still know little about when decision-makers rely on deliberate vs. intuitive decision-making in decision situations under complexity and uncertainty. Building on default-interventionist dual-processing theory, this book studies…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    CRC Press

  • Work Design

    A Systematic Approach

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Sharon C. Bommer

    Work is all around us and permeates everything we do and everyday activities. Not all work is justified, not all work is properly designed, or evaluated accurately, or integrated. A systems model will make work more achievable through better management. Work is defined as a process of performing a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Design for Health

    Edited by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Rachel Cooper

    One of the complex global challenges is improving wellbeing and developing strategies for promoting health or preventing ‘ill-being’ of the population. The role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyle or in their contribution to ill-being has emerged and this means…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Design for Personalisation

    Edited by Iryna Kuksa, Tom Fisher

    The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for "mass" provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Occupational Safety and Health

    Fundamental Principles and Philosophies

    By Charles D. Reese

    Most occupational safety and health books explain how to apply concepts, principles, elements, tools of prevention and develop interventions, and initiatives to mitigate occupational injuries, illnesses and deaths. This is not a how-to book. It is a book that addresses the philosophical basis for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09 
    CRC Press

  • Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems

    Integral Decision-Making In and Beyond the Information Age

    By Ali Intezari, David Pauleen

    The challenges faced by twenty-first-century businesses and governments are characterized as being fundamentally different in nature, scope and level of impact from those of the past. The challenges are ’wicked’ in nature in a sense that ’they are both pernicious and problematic to address’ being…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • Beyond Command and Control

    Leadership, Culture and Risk

    By Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons

    This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24 
    CRC Press

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