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Advances in Social & Occupational Ergonomics

Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Social & Occupational Ergonomics, July 17-21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA

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  • © 2018


  • Reports on cutting-edge research in social and occupational ergonomics
  • Discusses different types of organizational structures, including virtual ones
  • Gives a special emphasis to lifelong learning, personalized learning, and work-life balance in enterprises
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Part of the book series: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC, volume 605)

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Table of contents (34 papers)

  1. Macroergonomics Solutions of Engineering Management Challenges

  2. Human Aspects of Change Management and Implementation


About this book

This book reports on cutting-edge research related to social and occupational factors. It presents innovative contributions to the optimization of sociotechnical management systems, which consider organizational, policy, and logistical issues. It discusses timely topics related to communication, crew resource management, work design, participatory design, as well as teamwork, community ergonomics, cooperative work, and warning systems. Moreover, it reports on new work paradigms, organizational cultures, virtual organizations, telework, and quality management. The book reports on cutting-edge infrastructures implemented for different purposes such as urban, health, and enterprise. It discusses the growing role of automated systems and presents innovative solutions addressing the needs of special populations. Based on the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Social and Occupational Ergonomics, held on July 17-21, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, USA, the book provides readers with a comprehensive view of the current challenges in both organizational and occupational ergonomics, highlighting key connections between them and underlining the importance of emotional factors in influencing human performance.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, CE Delft, The Netherlands

    Richard H.M. Goossens

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