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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Research Methods

    By Alison J. Williams, Rachel Woodward, Matthew Rech

    This volume is concerned with the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, the book brings together an extensive selection of authors whose chapters engage with a core concern about the process of conducting research on military issues from a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 

  • Fatigue in Aviation

    A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick, 2nd Edition

    By John A. Caldwell

    This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions in operational settings are highlighted. The biological…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 

  • Food and the Risk Society

    The Power of Risk Perception

    By Charlotte Fabiansson

    This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the current scientific knowledge concerning risks associated with food preparation, processing and consumption, with particular attention to the gap between scientific research and public perception. Examining the effects of food on the body from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 

  • Culture and Defense in Brazil

    An Inside Look at Brazil's Aerospace Strategies

    By Maria Filomena Fontes Ricco

    Aerospace Science as an academic subject, is still being built. The constructs are inherent, but it is still realizing its theoretical and methodological structure to consolidate its scientific status. Specifically this study focuses on Brazil but it is not limited to it. Chapters are…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • From Accidents to Zero

    A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Sharman

    From Accidents to Zero opens up the field of safety culture and breaks it down into bite-sized pieces to facilitate new, critical thought and inspire practical action. As leaders increasingly understand the importance of good safety practice to support their business objectives, safety and health…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 

  • Signal Detection Theory and ROC Analysis in Psychology and Diagnostics

    Collected Papers

    By John A. Swets

    Signal detection theory--as developed in electrical engineering and based on statistical decision theory--was first applied to human sensory discrimination 40 years ago. The theoretical intent was to provide a valid model of the discrimination process; the methodological intent was to provide…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Malevolent Managers

    Insights using Executive Impression Management

    By Terry A. Sheridan

    Dr Terry A. Sheridan employs a new and unique theoretical perspective to examine how malevolent, tyrannical and mediocre managers commonly use violence in the workplace, not necessarily physical violence, but bullying, overt and covert emotional abuse - all forms of negative behaviour that are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28

  • Competency-Based Education in Aviation

    Exploring Alternate Training Pathways

    By Suzanne K. Kearns, Timothy J. Mavin

    Whether a trainee is studying air traffic control, piloting, maintenance engineering, or cabin crew, they must complete a set number of training ‘hours’ before being licensed or certified. The aviation industry is moving away from an hours-based to a competency-based training system. Within…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28

  • Security Culture

    A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation

    By Hilary Walton

    Security Culture starts from the premise that, even with good technical tools and security processes, an organisation is still vulnerable without a strong culture and a resilient set of behaviours in relation to people risk. Hilary Walton combines her research and her unique work portfolio to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16

  • In Pursuit of Foresight

    Disaster Incubation Theory Re-imagined

    By Mike Lauder

    Many inquiry reports blame managers for the failures of foresight. These reports are founded on the premise that, with a little more thought, these oversights, which enabled the crisis to occur, would have been avoided. Is it really that simple? These inquiry reports then go on to offer…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11

  • Safety Management Systems in Aviation

    2nd Edition

    By Alan J. Stolzer, John J. Goglia

    Although aviation is among the safest modes of transportation in the world today, accidents still happen. In order to further reduce accidents and improve safety, proactive approaches must be adopted by the aviation community. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has mandated that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Socialize Your Patient Engagement Strategy

    How Social Media and Mobile Apps Can Boost Health Outcomes

    By Letizia Affinito, John Mack

    Socialize Your Patient Engagement Strategy makes the case for a fundamentally new approach to healthcare communication; one that mobilizes patients, healthcare professionals and uses new media to enable gathering, sharing and communication of information to achieve patient-centricity and provide…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07

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