Ergonomics & Human Factors Products

  • New Paradigms in Ergonomics

    Edited by Neville A. Stanton, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker

    The systems in which we work continue to evolve, creating emergent problems and often strengthening intractable issues. In order to remain relevant and impactful, the discipline of Ergonomics needs its paradigms to evolve too. The aim of this book is to provide researchers and practitioners with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Risk Management

    Volume I: Theories, Cases, Policies and Politics Volume II: Management and Control

    By Gerald Mars, David T. H. Weir

    This title was first published in 2000:  The International Library of Management is a comprehensive core reference series comprised of the most significant and influential articles by the leading authorities in the management studies field. Volumes in the series include a full-length…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Delivering Resilient Health Care

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

    Health care is under tremendous pressure regarding efficiency, safety, and economic viability. It has responded by adopting techniques that have been useful in other industries, such as quality management, lean production, and high reliability – although with limited, and all-too-often…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Translating Systems Thinking into Practice

    A Guide to Developing Incident Reporting Systems

    By Natassia Goode, Paul M. Salmon, Michael Lenne, Caroline Finch

    The objective of this book is to provide practical guidance on developing and implementing incident reporting and learning systems that are underpinned by the latest ’systems thinking’ on accident causation and prevention. Although the systems approach to accident causation is now well known (e.g.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Vehicle Feedback and Driver Situation Awareness

    By Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton, Paul M. Salmon

    A potentially troubling aspect of modern vehicle design – some would argue - is a trend towards isolating the driver and reducing vehicle feedback, usually in the name of comfort and refinement but increasingly because of automation. There can be little doubt cars have become more civilised over…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Living in Digital Worlds

    Designing the Digital Public Space

    By Naomi Jacobs, Rachel Cooper

    Living in Digital Worlds investigates the relationship between human society and technology, as our private and particularly our public lives are increasingly undertaken in spaces that are inherently digital: digital public spaces. The book unpicks why digital technology is such an inextricable…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

    Methods, Practical Guidance, and Applications

    By Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    This book furthers the role of human factors methods in land use planning and urban design that was recognised by Stevens and Salmon in 2014. At a simplistic level the issues found in both discipline areas are one and the same: the design of the environment brings about emergent behaviours that in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Socio-technical Systems

  • In Pursuit of Foresight

    Disaster Incubation Theory Re-imagined

    By Mike Lauder

    Many inquiry reports blame management for their failures of foresight. These reports are based on the premise that, with a little more thought, these oversights, and so the crisis, would have been avoided. Is it really that simple? The important question is whether, without hindsight, it would have…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity

    Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety

    By Lars Rößger, Michael G. Lenné

    It’s a widely recognised trend that powered-two-wheelers' (PTWs) use has been steadily increasing and is projected to increase further. While providing benefits to the community in the form of reduced traffic congestion and environmental benefits, the risks to PTW riders remain and visibility will…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06
    CRC Press
    The Human Factors of Simulation and Assessment Series

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