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  • Resilient Health Care, Volume 2by Robert L. Wears; Erik Hollnagel; Jeffrey Braithwaite

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Despite the common focus on deviations and failures in health systems, it is an undeniable fact that clinical work goes right far more often than it goes wrong, and that we only can make it better if we understand how this happens. This second volume of Resilient Health Care continues the line of thinking of the first book. It breaks new ground by... more...

  • Handbook of Cognitive Task Designby Erik Hollnagel

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 287.00

    "...for a sampling of the current state of the art in that domain, look no further. This is it." ? Ergonomics in Design "Everything you always wanted to know about cognitive task analysis or 'cognitive systems engineering' is collected and selected by Erik Hollnagel in Handbook of Cognitive Task Design . The 31 sections of this book are written... more...

  • Safer Complex Industrial Environmentsby Erik Hollnagel

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 109.95

    The Background and History of the Institute of Nuclear Safety System (INSS), A. Naoi The Mihama-2 Accident from Today?s Perspective, M. Kitamura Extending the Scope of the Human Factor, E. Hollnagel The Meaning of Human Error in the Safe Regulation Model for Risky Organizations, P. Le Bot Workplace Safety Climate, Human Performance,... more...

  • FRAM: The Functional Resonance Analysis Methodby Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95

    There has not yet been a comprehensive method that goes behind 'human error' and beyond the failure concept, and various complicated accidents have accentuated the need for it. The Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) fulfils that need. This book presents a detailed and tested method that can be used to model how complex and dynamic... more...

  • Safety-I and Safety-IIby Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book analyses and explains the principles behind Safety-I and Safety-II and approaches and considers the past and future of safety management practices. The analysis makes use of common examples and cases from domains such as aviation, nuclear power production, process management and health care. The final chapters explain the theoretical and... more...

  • The ETTO Principle: Efficiency-Thoroughness Trade-Offby Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95

    Accident investigation and risk assessment have for decades focused on the human factor, most notably in the form of "human error". Countless books and papers have been written about how to identify, classify, eliminate, prevent and compensate for "human error". This preoccupation with failure is near universal and can be found... more...

  • Joint Cognitive Systemsby Erik Hollnagel; David D. Woods

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    PREFACE THE DRIVING FORCES Introduction On Terminology Computerization and Growing Complexity Self-Reinforcing Complexity Cycle Complexity and Unpredictability Conspicuousness of the Human Factor The Constraining Paradigm Input-Output Models The Shannon-Weaver Model Communication Model Prototypical Information Processing From Human-Machine Interaction... more...

  • Joint Cognitive Systemsby David D. Woods; Erik Hollnagel

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 132.95

    Preface CORE ACTIVITIES AND VALUES Adaptability versus Limits Complementarity Core Values of CSE in Practice On Systems in CSE Patterns Discovering Patterns in Joint Cognitive Systems at Work A JCS at Work: JOINT COGNITIVE SYSTEMS ADAPT TO COPE WITH COMPLEXITY Adaptation in Joint Cognitive Systems at work BEING BUMPABLE The Story: A Delay... more...

  • Governance and Control of Financial Systemsby Professor Erik Hollnagel; Ms Gunilla Sundström

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    This book illustrates how the safety science of Resilience Engineering can help to gain a better understanding of what the financial services system is and how to improve governance and control of financial services systems by leveraging some of its key concepts. Resilience is the intrinsic ability of a system to adjust its functioning prior to, during,... more...

  • Resilience Engineering in Practice, Volume 2by Dr Christopher P Nemeth; Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    This volume describes how safety can change from being protective to being productive, thereby improving the resilience of the system. This is the fifth book published within the Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering series. The first introduced resilience engineering broadly. The second and third established the research foundation for the real-world... more...