Ergonomics Products

  • Resilient Health Care, Volume 3

    Reconciling Work-As-Imagined and Work-As-Done

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Robert L. Wears, Erik Hollnagel

    This proposal is for the third edition volume in the Resilient Health Care series. Resilient health care is a product of both the policy and managerial efforts to organize, fund and improve services, and the clinical care which is delivered directly to patients. This volume continues the lines of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    CRC Press

  • Domesticating Drones

    The Technology, Law and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft

    By Henry H Perritt, Jr, Eliot O Sprague

    The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called "unmanned aircraft systems", "unmanned aerial vehicles", "remotely piloted aircraft", or simply "drones", they are available for purchase by anyone for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They have strikingly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 

  • The Good Drone

    By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of using drones for humanitarian and other life-saving activities has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Decision-Making in High Risk Organizations Under Stress Conditions

    By Anthony J. Spurgin, David W. Stupples

    Poor management decisions made under stress conditions can lead to the collapse of an organization. Even under non-stress conditions, certain technology uninformed management decisions can lead to situations that increase the economic burden placed on an organization. This book discusses management…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • Design for Personalisation

    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 – 2016-07-28 
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Office Ergonomics

    Ease and Efficiency at Work, Second Edition

    By Anne D. Kroemer, Karl H.E. Kroemer

    A Few First Words. Ergonomics Applied to Offices. Relating with People in the Office. Office Design. Chairs and other Furniture. Keyboarding and other Manual Tasks. Feeling Good at Work. Seeing and Lighting. Hearing and Sound. Office Climate. Just a Few Last Words.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    CRC Press

  • Ergonomic Workplace Design for Health, Wellness, and Productivity

    Edited by Alan Hedge

    Even with today's mobile technology, most work is still undertaken in a physical workplace. Today's workplaces need to be healthy environments that minimize the risks of illnesses or injuries to occupants. They also need to be productive settings that facilitate work performance to enable…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Organisations and Humanisation

    Perspectives on organising humanisation and humanising organisations

    Edited by Myrte van de Klundert, Robert van Boeschoten

    The term humanisation was introduced in humanistic studies to develop a humanist way of thinking about organisations and human relations. It stems from a need to think about questions of justice and living a good life in practice but not from some absolute or abstract point of view. As it is often…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 

  • Ergonomics in Design

    Methods and Techniques

    Edited by Marcelo M. Soares, Francisco Rebelo

    This book will be useful to those interested in providing a better understanding of how ergonomics is applied to product design. It will have 30 chapters touching on several different areas including conceptual aspects of ergonomics in design, the knowledge of human characteristics applied to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management

    Edited by Pedro Miguel Ferreira Martins Arezes, Paulo Victor Rodrigues de Carvalho

    Accident prevention is a common thread throughout every workplace, yet keeping employee safety and health knowledge current is a continual challenge for all employers. Ergonomics and human factors knowledge must be included in, or be a part, of the safety management as a cross-disciplinary area…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    CRC Press
    Industrial and Systems Engineering Series

  • Face to Face with Practice

    Existential Forms of Research for Management Inquiry

    By Steven Segal, Claire Jankelson

    Coming Face to Face with your own practice is an emerging approach to management and professional research that has a significant impact on management practice. It closes the gap between theory and practice. An existential form of research means that the researcher carefully attends to their…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 

  • Pre-Accident Investigations

    Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning

    By Todd Conklin

      The Problem Is the Question Pre-Accident Investigations: Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning challenges safety and reliability professionals to get better answers by asking better questions. A provocative examination of human performance and safety management,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22 
    CRC Press

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