Sökning: "Organizational Ergonomics"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 58 avhandlingar innehållade orden Organizational Ergonomics.
Sammanfattning : Improving production ergonomics is a pursuit common to many companies in different industrial sectors. At the core is an aspiration to eliminate risks for work-related musculo-skeletal disorders (MSDs), but modern views on ergonomics have evolved the discipline from a purely physiological, instrumental concern to an organizational, holistic systems-performance discipline (macroergonomics). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Lean Production has received massive attention during recent years, and many organizations attempt to introduce it with an ambition to reach the radical improvement effects that are promised in the popular management literature. However, introducing a management concept can be a very challenging task, and research has shown that the majority of such initiatives fail. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : There is a large body of knowledge available on the importance of ergonomics for successful(and unsuccessful) systems. Domain specific handbooks, guidelines and standards can befound also for the maritime industry. LÄS MER
4. Lean Transformation of Industrial Work : Understanding What Supports Socially Sustainable Working Conditions During Lean Manufacturing
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of to what extent lean manufacturing transforms industrial work, including psychosocial and physical working conditions, and, to understand how socially sustainable working conditions can be supported in a lean organization.Four studies with different methodological approaches are included. LÄS MER
5. Shifting Gender Dynamics In Multinational Ghanaian Mine Jobs : Narratives on Organizational and Sociocultural Barriers
Sammanfattning : Gender is one of the central organizing principles around which social and corporate innovation revolves. The multinational Ghanaian mining is dominated by men and masculinity cultures. To gain an adequate understanding of this phenomenon, it is prudent to explore its gendered nature. LÄS MER