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The multitasking myth : handling complexity in real-world operations

Author: Loukia D Loukopoulos; Key Dismukes; Immanuel Barshi
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009.
Series: Ashgate studies in human factors for flight operations.
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Despite growing concern with the effects of concurrent task demands on human performance, and research demonstrating that these demands are associated with vulnerability to error, so far there has been only limited research into the nature and range of concurrent task demands in real-world settings. This book presents a set of NASA studies that characterize the nature of concurrent task demands confronting airline  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Loukopoulos, Loukia D.
Multitasking myth.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009
(DLC) 2008041949
(OCoLC)270129647
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Loukia D Loukopoulos; Key Dismukes; Immanuel Barshi
ISBN: 9780754694120 0754694127 9780754673828 0754673820
OCLC Number: 320776924
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages) : illustrations, plans.
Contents: Introduction --
What is multitasking and how is it accomplished? --
The ideal : flight operations as depicted by flight operations manuals --
The real : flight operations add complexity and variability --
Analysis of concurrent task demands and crew responses --
The research applied.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in human factors for flight operations.
Responsibility: Loukia D. Loukopoulos, R. Key Dismukes & Immanuel Barshi.
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Presents a set of NASA studies that characterize concurrent demands in one work domain, routine airline cockpit operations, in order to illustrate that attempting to manage multiple operational task  Read more...

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