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About stevenshorrock

This blog is written by Steven Shorrock. I am interdisciplinary humanistic, systems and design practitioner interested in human work from multiple perspectives. My main interest is human and system behaviour, mostly in the context of safety-related organisations. I am a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist with the CIEHF and a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. I currently work as a human factors and safety specialist in air traffic control in Europe. I am also Adjunct Associate Professor at University of the Sunshine Coast, Centre for Human Factors & Sociotechnical Systems, and Honorary Clinical Tutor at the University of Edinburgh. I blog in a personal capacity. Views expressed here are mine and not those of any affiliated organisation, unless stated otherwise. You can find me on twitter at @stevenshorrock or email contact[at]humanisticsystems[dot]com.

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Human Factors & Ergonomics in Practice is out now!

Today is the release date of: Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice: Improving System Performance and Human Well-Being in the Real World Continue reading

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Adjusting to a Messy World: Donald Broadbent Lecture 2016

On 21 April 2016, we co-presented the Donald Broadbent lecture at Ergonomics and Human Factors 2016 (Daventry, UK) summarising some of the themes in ‘Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice’. In this post, we summarise aspects of the book, slide by … Continue reading

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Dedication

Dedicated to the memory of Professor John. R. Wilson (1951-2013)

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Acknowledgements

This book has taken around three years to put together, from conception to publication. We are grateful to the many authors who have written and reviewed chapters, and to many others who have reflected on chapters, during this time. We … Continue reading

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Contents

Foreword, by Martin Bromiley Preface, by Steven Shorrock and Claire Williams Acknowledgements Part 1 – Reflections on the Profession  Chapter 1 – Introduction: Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice, by Steven Shorrock and Claire Williams Chapter 2 – The Nature of … Continue reading

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Preface

Preface from Steven Shorrock Around ten years ago, I found myself caught between two worlds. I had spent several years in practice in various industries, as an internal consultant in an air traffic service provider and as an external consultant … Continue reading

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