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Decision making in complex environments

Author: Malcolm Cook; Janet M Noyes; Yvonne Masakowski
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
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Addresses the role of human, the technology and the processes in complex socio-technical and technological systems. This book aims to apply a multi-disciplinary perspective to the examination of the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Cook; Janet M Noyes; Yvonne Masakowski
ISBN: 0754649504 9780754649502
OCLC Number: 70219915
Description: xxxiv, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Characteristics of Complex Decision Making: Decisions about 'What' and Decisions about 'How', E. Hollnagel; Corruption and Recovery of Sensemaking During Navigation, G. Klein; Time and Design in Decision Making Environments, D.J. Williams; Decision Making and Risk, G. Pettersson; Decision Making and Extreme Risk-taking, B. Sicard, E. Jouve, and O. Blin. Part 2 Areas of Application: Human Requirements in Automated Weapons Systems, J. McGovern Narkevicius and P.L. Heffner; Automation and Decision Making, J.M. Noyes; The Flight Deck of the Future: Field Studies in Datalink and Freeflight, G. Cox, S.C. Nichols, A.W. Stedmon, J.R. Wilson and T.J Milne; The Flightdeck of the Future: Perceived Urgency of Speech and Text, A.W. Stedmon, S.C. Nichols, E. Nicholson, G. Cox and J.R. Wilson; Operator Interface Research Testbed for Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), G.L. Calhoun, M.H. Draper and H.A. Ruff; Virtual Environments for Military Decision Making, J.N. Kostaras and I.G. Detsis; 2010: A Swedish Command Post of the Future, B. Rolf Brehmer. Part 3 Civil Complex Decision Making: Human Information Processing Aspects of Effective Emergency Incident Management Decision Making, J. McLennan, M.M. Omodei, A.M. Holgate and A.J. Wearing; Decision making by operational incident commanders in a nuclear emergency response organisation: Decision strategy selection, M. Crichton, P. McGeorge and R. Flin; Presentation of Verbal Material: The Impact of Modality on Situation Awareness and Performance on the Flightdeck, A.P. Nicholls, T.J. Milne, E.W. Farmer and A. Melia; Air Traffic Controllers Strategies in Holding Scenarios, L. Springall; How Roles Change When Disaster Strikes: Lessons Learnt from the Manufacturing Domain, C. Siemieniuch and M.A. Sinclair. Part 4 Military Complex Decision Making: A History Lesson on the Use of Technology to Support Military Decision Making and Command and Control, R.S. Bolia, M.A. Vidulich, W.T. Nelson and M.J. Cook; The Intuitive vs. Analytic Approach to Real World Problem Solving: Misperception of Dynamics in Military Operations, B.T. Bakken, S. Johannessen, D. Soberg and M. Ruud; Critical Thinking in Tactical Decision Games-training, K. Van den Bosch and A.S. Helsdingen. Part 5 Teams and Complex Decision Making: Why Training Team Decision Making is not as Easy as you Think: Guiding Principles and Needs, E. Salas, J.W. Guthrie and C.S. Burke; The Migration of Authority in Tactical Decision Making, S. Dekker, and N. Suparamaniam; The Analysis of Team Decision Making Architectures, R. Breton and R. Rousseau; Surgical Team Self-Review: Enhancing Organisational Learning in the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, S. Honderson, M. Mills, A. Hobbs, A. Bleakley, J. Boyden and L. Walsh. Part 6 Assessment and Measurement: A Method for Need Analysis Before Decision Making and Based on Ecological Psychology, T. Morineau; Operational Net Assessment: A Canadian Human Factors Analysis, P.S.E. Farrell; Psych-physiological Measures of Situation Awareness, H.T. French, E. Clarke, D. Pomeroy, M. Seymour and C.R. Clark; Signal Detection Theory and the Assessment of Situation Awareness, B. McGuinness; Psycho Physiological Measurements of Mental Activity, Stress Reactions and Situation Awareness in the Maritime Full Mission Simulator, T. Koester; Measures of Attention and Cognitive Effort in Tactical Decision Making, S. Marshall; Crew Mental Workload for the Vetronics Technology Testbed Vehicle, C.C. Smyth; Full Spectrum Analysis: Practical Operational Research in the Face of the Human Variable, G.L. Mathieson; Effective Taxonomies in Organisational Safety, B. Wallace and A. Ross; Intelligence, Uncertainty, Interpretations and Prediction Failure, M. Cook, C. Adams and C. Angus; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Cook, Jan Noyes, Yvonne Masakowski.
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