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  • Ten Questions About Human Errorby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 96.95

    Ten Questions About Human Error asks the type of questions frequently posed in incident and accident investigations, people's own practice, managerial and organizational settings, policymaking, classrooms, Crew Resource Management Training, and error research. It is one installment in a larger transformation that has begun to identify both deep-rooted... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 40.95

    Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments. The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Written from a scientific, human factors... more...

  • Second Victimby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    How do people cope with having "caused" a terrible accident? How do they cope when they survive and have to live with the consequences ever after? We tend to blame and forget professionals who cause incidents and accidents, but they are victims too. They are second victims whose experiences of an incident or adverse event can be as traumatic as that... more...

  • Safety Differentlyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety thinking. Automation and new technologies have... more...

  • Drift into Failureby Professor Sidney Dekker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 34.95

    What does the collapse of sub-prime lending have in common with a broken jackscrew in an airliner?s tailplane? Or the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico with the burn-up of Space Shuttle Columbia? These were systems that drifted into failure. While pursuing success in a dynamic, complex environment with limited resources and multiple goal conflicts,... more...

  • Just Cultureby Professor Sidney Dekker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 34.95

    Building on the success of the 2007 original, Dekker revises, enhances and expands his view of just culture for this second edition, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The goal remains the same: to create an environment where learning and accountability are fairly and constructively balanced. The First... more...

  • The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error'by Professor Sidney Dekker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    This latest edition of The Field Guide to Understanding ‘Human Error' will help you understand how to move beyond 'human error'; how to understand accidents; how to do better investigations; how to understand and improve your safety work. You will be invited to think creatively and differently about the safety issues you and your organization... more...

  • Behind Human Errorby Dr Leila Johannesen; Dr Nadine Sarter; Dr Richard Cook; Professor Sidney Dekker; Professor David D Woods

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95

    Human error is cited over and over as a cause of incidents and accidents. The result is a widespread perception of a "human error problem", and solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role in the system. For example, we should reduce the human role with more automation, or regiment human behavior by stricter monitoring,... more...

  • e-Learning in Aviationby Dr Suzanne K Kearns; Professor Sidney Dekker; Dr R Key Dismukes; Captain Daniel E Maurino

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Whereas traditional classroom instruction requires pilots to be pulled 'off the line', a training facility to be maintained and instructors to be compensated, e-learning is extremely cost-effective and therefore an attractive alternative. However, e-learning only saves money if the training is effective. Eager to reap financial benefits, e-learning... more...

  • The Multitasking Mythby Dr Immanuel Barshi; Dr Loukia D Loukopoulos; Dr R Key Dismukes; Professor Sidney Dekker; Captain Daniel E Maurino

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95

    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... more...