Nested Systems: Economic, Cultural, and Political Dimensions

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter presents the reprinted article " Human Factors Engineering That Makes a Difference: Leveraging a Science of Societal Change" by Kim Vicente. This chapter suggests that human-technology interaction (HTI) researchers and practitioners must take an activist approach toward changing the world. The latter sections of the chapter refers to efforts that resulted in a change in how a "Big Pharma" corporation does its business. However, details on this case could not be provided.

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


  • Activism
  • Big pharma
  • HTI research
  • Human factors engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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