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˜Theœ human contribution unsafe acts, accidents and heroic recoveries

Author: James T Reason
Publisher: Farnham ˜[u.a.]œ Ashgate 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Intends to explore the human contribution to both the reliability and resilience of complex well-defended systems. This book considers the human as a hazard, a system component whose unsafe acts are  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Reason
ISBN: 0754674002 0754674029 9780754674009 9780754674023
OCLC Number: 885296918
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: X, 295 S. Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Contents: Part I Introduction: The human contribution: hazard and hero; A mind user's guide. Part II Unsafe Acts: The nature and varieties of human error; Violations and the varieties of rule-related behaviour; Perceptions of unsafe acts. Part III Accidents: Error traps and recurrent accidents; Significant accident investigations. Part IV Heroic Recoveries: Training, discipline and leadership; Sheer unadulterated professionalism; Skill and luck; Inspired improvisations; The ingredients of heroic recovery. Part V Achieving Resilience: Individual and collective mindfulness; In search of safety; Index.
Responsibility: James Reason
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'The serious reader will find the book intensely moving at times. The wealth of real case studies, tragedies, splendid successes and discoveries, make it well balanced and difficult to put down. Read more...

 
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