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Author Bedny, Gregory Z

Title Application of systemic-structural activity theory to design and training / author, Gregory Z. Bedny
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Series Ergonomics design and management : theory and applications
Ergonomics design and management.
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Author; Chapter 1: Activity Theory and the Vector Motive ₂!Goal as Its Basic Concept; Chapter 2: Vector Motive ₂!Goal and Brain Functioning; Chapter 3: Concept of Task from the Systemic-Structural Activity Theory Perspective; Chapter 4: Basic Concepts and Terminology: : Comparative Analysis; Chapter 5: Knowledge and Skill Acquisition as a Self-Regulative Process; Chapter 6: Introduction to Ergonomic Design; Chapter 7: Morphological Analysis of Work Activity; Chapter 8: Design and Time Study; Chapter 9: Error Analysis
Chapter 10: Complexity, Difficulty, and Intensity of WorkChapter 11: Theoretical Principles of Complexity Measurement; Chapter 12: Quantitative Assessment of Task Complexity; Conclusion; Bibliography; Back Cover
Summary "This book offers analytical methods for studying human work in ergonomics and psychology that are similar to ones utilized by the engineering sciences. SSAT offers not only new qualitative but also formalized and quantitative methods of analysis. This book will describe quantitative methods of task complexity and reliability assessment, application of queuing theory, etc. The book will also present new data in the area of efficiency of labor force and its evaluation"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human engineering.
Task analysis.
Occupational training.
Task Performance and Analysis
COMPUTERS -- Social Aspects -- Human-Computer Interaction.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Health & Safety.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
Human engineering.
Occupational training.
Task analysis.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 148225803X