Decision Implementation

Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 33)


Once we’ve decided on a course of action, we must implement it. This requires human intervention in some capacity, even if it’s initializing a computer algorithm or turning on a machine. In inserting a human into our process, we create an opportunity for human error. This chapter discusses the classification, management, and prevention of these errors as it focuses on decision implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering Management and Systems EngineeringOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  2. 2.Information Technology and Computer ScienceUniversity of Maryland University CollegeAdelphiUSA

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