Design of Work and Development of Personnel in Advanced Manufacturing / Edition 1

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Overview

Presents a framework of worldwide problems, issues and solutions relevant to the design of work and development of personnel in advanced manufacturing systems. Focuses on people and their central roles in automated production resulting from rapid computer-based integration. Addresses social, technical, organizational, managerial and ecological design issues relating to manufacturing success and the business objectives of a firm. Provides solutions to problems of integrating the human element into the production process.

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A companion volume to Organization and Management of Advanced Manufacturing (Wiley). Together, the two volumes cover the spectrum of human factors issues relevant to the design, operation, and management of advanced manufacturing technology. The present volume covers problems of work design and analysis in advanced manufacturing; the various problems of personnel development as they arise in the context of computer-aided decision support for human-based activity domains; and future trends in computer-integrated rather than computer-interfaced manufacturing technology, and related human factors issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471594475
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/16/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 578
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Job Design (G. Spur, et al.).

Human Supervisory Control (T. Sheridan).

Design of Work and Technology (P. Brodner).

Personnel Selection and Training (J. Hedge, et al.).

Decision Support Systems for Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (G. Evans & M. Gupta).

Sources of Performance Variability (T. Smith, et al.).

Human Factors in Test and Inspection (C. Drury & P. Prabhu).

Managing Human Reliability in Advanced Manufacturing Systems (B. Zimolong & R. Trimpop).

Human Aspects of Indutrial Robotics (W. Karwowski, et al.).

Future Trends in Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (W. He & A. Kusiak).

Index.

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