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Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

D. E. Broadbent, J. Reason, and A. Baddeley (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Human performance is a key factor in the operation of many systems: for example, in nuclear power installations and in transport. The topics discussed in this volume are of both theoretical and ... More


The Work of Designers: Cultures of Making and Representation

Alan Blackwell

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter deals with a particular kind of contemporary human work: the professional work done by designers. It examines the work of design from the perspective of research with designers from ... More


Healthy work for older workers: work design and management factors

Amanda Griffiths

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on work design and management factors, in particular on the relationships between work performance and age, between work-related stress and age, and between work-related health ... More


Occupational Ergonomics: Promoting Safety and Health Through Work Design

W. Monroe Keyserling

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational ergonomics is a multidisciplinary approach for promoting safety and health through effective work design. Ergonomists collaborate with other occupational health professionals to assure ... More


Learning Expertise in Engineering Design Work: Creating Space for Experts to Make Mistakes

Patrice M. Buzzanell and Ziyu Long

in Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses expertise in an engineering space both by providing an extended example of a global multidisciplinary engineering design team and by focusing on project-based design both as ... More


Measuring Organizational Capital in the New Economy

Sandra E. Black and Lisa M. Lynch

in Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116129
eISBN:
9780226116174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116174.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the measure of organizational capital in relation to human capital. It discusses recent related findings that the returns from the adoption of advanced technologies are improved ... More


Seeing the Forest (and Your Tree): Envisioning Motivation and Performance in Work Design

Karen Eboch

in The Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management: Social and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199357215
eISBN:
9780190239336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357215.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

To develop an understanding of job design and process improvements, students are asked to analyze flows by drawing from personal experience and observation. Beginning with the completion of an ... More


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