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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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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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: Contents: Foreword; Part 1 Characteristics of Complex Decision Making: Decisions about 'what' and decisions about 'how', Erik Hollnagel; Corruption and recovery of sensemaking during navigation, Gary Klein; Time and design in decision making environments, Goran Pettersson; Risk and decision making, Damien J. Williams; Extreme risk-taking and decision making, Bruno Sicard, Elisabeth Jouve, and Olivier Blin. Part 2 Areas of Application: Human requirements in automated weapons systems, Jennifer McGovern Narkevicius and Peggy Heffner; Automation and decision making, Jan Noyes; The flightdeck of the future: field studies in datalink and freeflight, Gemma Cox, Sarah Sharples, Alex Stedmon, John Wilson and Tracey Milne; The flightdeck of the future: perceived urgency of speech and text, Alex Stedmon, Sarah Sharples, Edward Nicholson, Gemma Cox and John Wilson; Operator interface research testbed for supervisory control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Gloria Calhoun, Mark Draper and Heath Ruff; Virtual environments for military decision making, John Kostaras and Georgias Detsis; ROLF 2010: A Swedish command post of the future, Berndt Brehmer. Part 3 Complex Decision Making in Civil Applications: Human information processing aspects of effective emergency incident management decision making, Jim McLennan, Mary Omodei, Alina Holgate and Alexander Wearing; Decision making by operational incident commanders in a nuclear emergency response organisation: decision strategy selection, Margaret Crichton, Peter McGeorge and Rhona Flin; Presentation of verbal material: the impact of modality on situation awareness and performance on the flightdeck, Alastair Nicholls, Tracey Milne, Eric Farmer and Anne Melia; Air traffic controller strategies in holding scenarios, Lynn Springall; How roles change when disaster strikes: lessons learnt from the manufacturing domain, Carys Siemieniuch and Murray Sinclair. Part 4 Complex Decision Making in Military Applications: A history lesson on the use of technology to support military decision making and command and control, Robert Bolia, Michael Vidulich, Todd Nelson and Malcolm Cook; The intuitive vs. analytic approach to real world problem solving: misperception of dynamics in military operations, Bjorn Tallak Bakken, Stig Johannessen, Dag Soberg and Morten Ruud; Critical thinking in tactical decision games-training, Karel van den Bosch and Anne Helsdingen. Part 5 Teams and Complex Decision Making: Why training team decision making is not as easy as you think: guiding principles and needs, Eduardo Salas, Joseph Guthrie and Shawn Burke; The migration of authority in tactical decision making, Sidney Dekker, and Nalini Suparamaniam; The analysis of team decision making architectures, Richard Breton and Robert Rousseau; Surgical team self-review: enhancing organisational learning in the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Simon Henderson, Matt Mills, Adrian Hobbs, Alan Bleakley, James Boyden and Linda Walsh. Part 6 Assessment and Measurement: A method for need analysis before decision making based on ecological psychology, Thierry Morineau; Operational net assessment: a Canadian human factors analysis, Philip Farrell; Psycho-physiological measures of situation awareness, Han Tin French, Elizabeth Clarke, Diane Pomeroy, Melanie Seymour and C.Richard Clark; Signal detection theory and the assessment of situation awareness, Barry McGuinness; Psycho-physiological measurements of mental activity, stress reactions and situation awareness in the maritime full mission simulator, Thomas Koester; Measures of attention and cognitive effort in tactical decision making, Sandra Marshall; Crew mental workload for the vetronics technology testbed vehicle, Christopher Smyth; Full spectrum analysis: practical operational research in the face of the human variable, Graham Mathieson; Effective taxonomies in organisational safety, Brendan Wallace and Alastair Ross; Using signal detection theory to measure situation awareness: the technique, the tool (QUASA(TM)), the test, the way forward, Graham Edgar and Helen Edgar. Part 7 A Final Comment: Intelligence, uncertainty, interpretations and prediction failure, Malcolm Cook, Corinne Adams and Carol Angus; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Cook, Jan Noyes, Yvonne Masakowski.
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