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Coping with stress in military aviation: A review of the research.
Military aviation exacts a costly toll in psychological stress from those who choose to pursue the occupation (Stokes & Kite, 1994). A prime example is landing on an aircraft carrier, a task which physiological indices and ...
Glorified administrators or eminent research leaders: the inhibiting factors that publicly funded principal investigators experience in leading collaborative research projects
Publicly funded research continues to be an important and critical source of research funding for Higher Education Institutions, public research organisations and industry with many benefits accruing to the various ...
Measuring safety climate in the aviation industry: A review and recommendations for the future.
This paper reviews 23 studies that have examined safety climate within commercial and military aviation. The safety climate factors identified in the aviation safety climate questionnaires were found to be consistent with ...
The development of a prototype behavioral marker system for U.S Navy Officers of the Deck
The Officer of the Deck (OOD) of a U.S Navy ship is in charge of the safe and proper operation of the ship, and accountable to the Commanding Officer for every event that occurs during his or her OOD watch. This paper ...
A Comparison of Leading and Lagging Indicators of Safety In Naval Aviation
Background: The purpose of this paper is to examine the results of two different methods of identifying human factors safety concerns in U.S. Naval aviation. In both studies, the information was collected using the Department ...
Evaluation of a human factors analysis and classification system as used by trained raters.
In this study 22 military officers used DOD-HFACS to classify information obtained from an interview with an individual who had been involved in an aviation incident in which the potential for serious injury had been high.
Addressing human error within the Irish healthcare system.
(Irish Medical Organisation, 2011-02)
Research shows that human error, as opposed to mechanical failure, is the major causal factor of industrial and transportation accidents. The same is true in healthcare. This paper briefly discusses five human error reduction ...
Local Clusters and Global Entrepreneurship: The significance of spatial and relational propinquity in new firm formation
This paper explores the significance of local proximity for new firm formation in particular industries. Within the literature, entrepreneurs are viewed as critical to industrial cluster formation and development in ...
Cost competitive places: shifting fortunes and the closure of Dell's manufacturing facility in Ireland
In the early days of 2009 the city of Limerick in the mid-west region of Ireland was dealt a massive blow by the PC manufacturer Dell. After months, if not years, of speculation, the company had finally decided to move all ...
An evaluation of the effectiveness of bridge resource management training
(Taylor and Francis, 2011)
Bridge Resource Management (BRM) is the maritime equivalent of crew resource management (CRM), and has been used in the civilian maritime industry for over a decade. An evaluation was carried out of the effectiveness of ...