Inventing Possibilities: Understanding Work Systems and Tasks

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Abstract

This chapter presents the reprinted article "A Theoretical Note on the Relationship Between Work Domain Analysis and Task Analysis" by John R. Hajdukiewicz and Kim J. Vicente. This chapter attempts to clarify the distinction between task analysis and work domain analysis, yet show how they interrelate. It does a nice job of making the distinction between task and domain analyses in the context of a laboratory microworld simulation of a power plant. In particular, it provides a good demonstration of how task and work domain analyses are distinct, yet related.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHuman-Tech
Subtitle of host publicationEthical and Scientific Foundations
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199863358
ISBN (Print)9780199765140
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Laboratory microworld
  • Task analysis
  • Work domain analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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    Kirlik, A. (2011). Inventing Possibilities: Understanding Work Systems and Tasks. In Human-Tech: Ethical and Scientific Foundations Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0004