By Hal W. Hendrick, Brian Kleiner
This book's fundamental goal is to supply a finished assurance of ergonomics in total paintings method research and layout. It offers a precis of the ancient improvement of macroergonomics. It explains how an knowing of macroergonomics may end up in advancements in things like decreasing work-related misplaced time injuries; and describes the tools and instruments utilized in paintings procedure research and layout. all through, the integrating subject is that the entire strength of an organization--in phrases of productiveness, safeguard, health and wellbeing, and caliber of labor lifestyles (QWL)--can't be met except the final paintings method is designed to comply with the features of its expertise, body of workers subsystem, and the exterior surroundings upon which it relies for its survival and good fortune. utilizing a sociotechnical structures procedure, this article discusses the applying of macroergonomics to education process improvement, possibility administration, expertise move, huge scale organizational switch initiatives, place of work and manufacturing unit automation, neighborhood making plans and improvement, and activity layout. for every of those purposes, genuine case examples may be integrated.
The ebook will entice lecturers of introductory human factors/ergonomics classes as a supplemental textual content or because the fundamental textual content for a path totally dedicated to macroergonomics. moreover, it's going to additionally entice practising ergonomists across the world as a "must" upload to their own expert libraries.
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