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Researcher Neumann, W. P. ♦ Dul, J.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Nordic Ergonomics ♦ Workshop Report ♦ Company Strategy ♦ Exclusively Health ♦ Different Business Strategy ♦ Organisation Strategic Goal ♦ Important Issue ♦ Safety Focus ♦ International Conference ♦ Knowledge Amongst Engineer ♦ Organisation Context ♦ Strategic Goal ♦ Different Business Function
Description This paper reports on the results of a workshop held at an international conference, on the potential for ergonomics to contribute to the strategic goals of an organisation. Important issues raised by participants were: including the role of different business functions, the organisation’s context, the interaction of ergonomics with different business strategies, factors influencing the process of uptake of ergonomics, and the problem of lack of knowledge amongst engineers, managers and ergonomists. Results were generally supportive of the thesis that ergonomics can contribute to an organisation’s strategic goals beyond an exclusively health and safety focus.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Date 2005-01-01
Publisher Institution Society (NES) - 37th Annual Conference