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- DescriptionWritten by experts with real-world experience in applying ergomics methodology in a range of contexts, Evaluation of Human Work, Fourth Edition explores ergomics and human factors from a doing it perspective. More than a cookbook of ergomics methods, the book encourages students to think about which methods they should apply, when, and why. Now in its fourth edition, the editors have again brought together a team of world-rewned experts and created a forum for them to discuss and debate their most valued approaches. See What's New in the Fourth Edition: * Significant change of authorship and content in each chapter * Five new chapters covering inclusive design, situation awareness, neuroergomics, ergomics and quality, and standards in ergomics design and evaluation * Discussion of the idea of reflective practice and Ergomics/Human Factors * Examination of the systems perspective w prevalent in the field * Coverage of new tools and the relationship between these physiologically measured parameters and theoretical concepts such as workload, fatigue, stress, or effort In addition to being a foundational text, the book is an authoritative reference for practising ergomists. Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition retains the features that have made the book a perennial favorite. After reading each chapter you will feel as though you understand the context of how to practise ergomics and what aspects of method selection and implementation you should consider. The book provides a guide to the benefits ergomics and human factors can offer industry, business, or human service professionals.
- Author BiographyJohn R Wilson was Professor of Human Factors at the University of Nottingham and also worked for many years part time as a human factors specialist within Network Rail, the UK rail infrastructure provider. He was both a Chartered Psychologist and a Chartered Engineer, as well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (president in 2010-2011), member of the HFES and Registered European Ergonomist. He was editor-in-chief of Applied Ergonomics, in 1995 was awarded the Sir Frederic Bartlett Medal of the Ergonomics Society for services to international ergonomics teaching and research, and was awarded the Distinguished Overseas Colleague Award of the US Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in 2008. He served for many years on the Council and the Executive of the International Ergonomics Association. Sarah Sharples is a Professor of Human Factors at the University of Nottingham. She leads a number of projects investigating novel technologies in workplace contexts including transport, manufacturing and healthcare, collaborating with a wide range of industry and academic partners. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and will be president of the institute in 2014-2015. She led the Human Factors Research Group at the University of Nottingham to the award of the President's Medal from the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors in 2013.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication19/05/2015
- FormatMixed media product
- SubjectTechnology: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationBosa Roca
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCRC Press Inc
- Content Note226 black & white illustrations, 160 black & white tables
- Weight1973 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine56 mm
- Edited byJohn R. Wilson,Sarah Sharples
- Contained items statementContains Book and Other digital
- Edition Statement4th Revised edition
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