Human Performance Modeling Products

  • 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

  • Human Factors in Simple and Complex Systems, Second Edition

    By Robert W. Proctor, Trisha Van Zandt

    In terms of simple and complex systems, it is a whole new world out there. At the initial publication of this book, fourteen years ago, the web was in its infancy, DVDs did not exist, cell phones were few and far between, and the information superhighway was just a blip upon the horizon. If you…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Investigating Human Error

    Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems, Second Edition

    By Barry Strauch

    In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    CRC Press

  • Fitting the Human

    Introduction to Ergonomics / Human Factors Engineering, Seventh Edition

    By Karl H.E. Kroemer

    This new edition undergraduate introductory textbook follows the motto of the previous versions: "Solid information, easy-to-read, easy to understand, easy to apply." The aim remains the same: "Human engineering" workplaces, tools, machinery, computers, lighting, shiftwork, work demands, the…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2017-01-10
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice

    Improving System Performance and Human Well-Being in the Real World

    Edited by Steven Shorrock, Claire Williams

    This edited book concerns the real practice of human factors and ergonomics (HF/E), conveying the perspectives and experiences of practitioners and other stakeholders in a variety of industrial sectors, organisational settings and working contexts. The book blends literature on the nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Just Culture

    Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization, Third Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Distributed Cognition and Reality

    How Pilots and Crews Make Decisions

    By Katherine L. Plant, Neville A. Stanton

    Distributed Cognition and Reality puts theory into practice, as the first book to show how to apply the Perceptual Cycle Model in aviation decision making. Based on case studies, critical incident interviews and live observations in cockpits, the authors develop a new way to understand how pilots…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    CRC Press

  • Biomechanical Aspects of Soft Tissues

    By Benjamin Loret, Fernando Manuel Fernandes Simoes

    Biomechanics applies the laws and techniques of mechanics in the study of biological systems and related phenomena. Biomechanics uses mathematical and computational tools such as model construction of musclo-skeletal system, body fluid circulation, to aid medical diagnosis, therapeutics and surgery…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10
    CRC Press

  • Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making

    Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability

    Edited by Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman, David J. Y. Combs

    In our increasingly globally interconnected world, understanding and appreciating the sociocultural context within which individuals make their decisions is critical to developing successful partnerships. The collection of chapters in this volume illustrates how advances in information and social…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • 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 – 2016-05-27
    CRC Press

  • Nonlinear Analysis for Human Movement Variability

    Edited by Nicholas Stergiou

    How Does the Body’s Motor Control System Deal with Repetition? While the presence of nonlinear dynamics can be explained and understood, it is difficult to be measured. A study of human movement variability with a focus on nonlinear dynamics, Nonlinear Analysis for Human Movement Variability,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    CRC Press

  • Organizational Accidents Revisited

    By James Reason

    Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents introduced the notion of an ’organizational accident’. These are rare but often calamitous events that occur in complex technological systems operating in hazardous circumstances. They stand in sharp contrast to ’individual accidents’ whose damaging…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

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