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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.195, CiteScore: 0)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.424, CiteScore: 1)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.595, CiteScore: 1)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 1)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.154, CiteScore: 0)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.279, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.21, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.878, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Agriculture Innovation, Technology and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.455, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.275, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.229, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.189, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.374, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.721, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.205, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.269, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Data Analytics     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.263, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.274, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.171, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.266, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.28, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.18, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.197, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.149, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.177, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Comparative Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.231, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.135, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.373, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.196, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.127, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.217, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Digital Enterprise Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Digital Signals and Smart Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.184, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.134, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.24, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.254, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.48, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.185, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.224, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.308, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.255, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.401, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.181, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.215, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.396, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.199, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.153, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.233, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Governance and Financial Intermediation     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.341, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Policy     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.428, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Humanitarian Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Hybrid Intelligence     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.43, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Hydromechatronics     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 1)

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International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.117
Number of Followers: 20  
 
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      Pages: 103 - 123
      Abstract: With advances in microcomputers, microprocessors, and battery form factor, small drones are seeing a growing trend of deployment. Building clearing operations, especially in active shooter scenarios, can be high risk when officers need to clear a building on their own. This study analysed the use of a small drone in a building clearing operation with a County Sheriff's Department to help mitigate the danger of single officer clearing operations. Aspects of trust (human-robotic trust survey), situational awareness (SART), mental demand (NASA-TLX), and performance (completion time and target miss rate) were measured. Fourteen officers, age 22-63 with an average of 5.4 years law enforcement experience and three years of building sweeping experience participated in the study. The results of the study indicate that the use of a single drone during clearing operation can slow down the operation, but accuracy and safety of clearing is enhanced. The use of the drone saw non-significant changes in mental workload other than temporal demand, increased situational awareness, a decrease in the number of targets missed, and a moderate level of trust.
      Keywords: drone; unmanned aerial vehicles; clearing operations; levels of trust; situational awareness; mental demand; human-robotic interaction
      Citation: International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019) pp. 103 - 123
      PubDate: 2019-09-16T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJHFE.2019.102294
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019)
       
  • An evaluation of ergonomic risks associated with tailoring tasks using the
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    • Authors: France Ncube, Artwell Kanda, Yolanda Chirengendure
      Pages: 124 - 142
      Abstract: Limited research has investigated work-related musculoskeletal disorders among informal tailors in low-income countries. This study conducted a risk assessment of the working posture of informal tailors. The postural risk for upper and lower-limb musculoskeletal disorders for 220 informal tailors was evaluated using the rapid entire body assessment (REBA) method. The prevalence and severity of body part pain were assessed using the Corlett and Bishop body map questionnaire. No tailor had a negligible grand REBA score of 1 or low risk score of 2-3. Analyses showed that the hours worked per day, length of employment as a tailor and elevated grand REBA scores (8-10) were significantly associated with a higher risk for developing musculoskeletal disorders (p < 0.05). Based on the REBA assessments, no tailor had an acceptable action level. The working posture of tailors needs to be immediately changed to reduce the risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders.
      Keywords: low-income country; informal tailor; musculoskeletal pain; rapid entire body assessment; REBA
      Citation: International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019) pp. 124 - 142
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      DOI: 10.1504/IJHFE.2019.102297
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  • Computational analyses of auditory discriminability using data from
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    • Authors: France Ncube, Artwell Kanda, Yolanda Chirengendure
      Pages: 143 - 159
      Abstract: The current research gap in the area of human auditory performances inspired the need to develop a mathematical model that establishes the relationship between auditory sound discriminability (<i>d</i>'), sound familiarity (<i>k</i>), signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and acceptable signal-to-noise ratio (ASNR). This paper developed the mathematical models that showed the relationship between <i>k</i>, <i>d</i>', SNR and ASNR. ASNR archival data from 20 students at a public university located in the eastern region of the USA was used to validate the models. Participants' ages ranged from 23 to 35 years old. Findings from the model simulations revealed a threshold familiarity score (<i>q</i>*), the point at which <i>k</i> and SNR assumed the same value. ANOVA result showed (<i>p</i> < 0.0001), which indicated a statistically significant effect of ASNR and sound familiarity (<i>k</i>) on <i>d</i>' with <i>R</i><SUP align="right">2</SUP> = 94%. The findings were applicable to auditory detection task only.
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      Citation: International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019) pp. 143 - 159
      PubDate: 2019-09-16T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJHFE.2019.102301
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019)
       
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      Pages: 160 - 178
      Abstract: National Police Air Service (NPAS) pilots and tactical flight officers (TFOs) were asked a series of questions about the teamwork standard known as crew resource management (CRM). It was agreed that CRM supported safe flight and mission effectiveness. Interviewees claimed CRM was useful in helping crewmembers navigate traumatic, high-stress incidents such as murders and riots. Interviewees claimed the CRM skillset supported objective analysis of personnel issues, such as overbearing pilots or under-performing TFOs. Some suggested the constituency for CRM training should be expanded to include dispatchers, managers and others connected with the NPAS. As the interviews and flight-deck observations progressed, it emerged that the relationship between the bases and headquarters had become strained, possibly affecting morale. The NPAS must create a trusting, open and inclusive culture in which critique is welcomed and good ideas implemented. The tenets of CRM could inform transformation.
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      Citation: International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019) pp. 160 - 178
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  • Application of a sense of coherence-based leadership for productivity
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    • Authors: Bengt Halling, Peter Magnusson, Martin Lyckström, Katarina Wijk
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      Citation: International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2019) pp. 179 - 194
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