Sökning: "Organizational Ergonomics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 58 avhandlingar innehållade orden Organizational Ergonomics.

  1. 1. Ergonomics Infrastructure - An Organizational Roadmap to Improved Production Ergonomics

    Författare :Cecilia Berlin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Production Ergonomics; Organizational Ergonomics; Organizational Relations; Sociotechnical Systems; Qualitative research; Proactive Ergonomics; Macroergonomics;

    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

  2. 2. Exploring organizational translation : A case study of changes toward Lean Production

    Författare :Jostein Langstrand; Mattias Elg; Bo Bergman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational change; Lean Production; Organizational translation; Organisatorisk förändring; lean; organisatorisk översättning;

    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

  3. 3. Developing a Value Proposition of Maritime Ergonomics

    Författare :Cecilia Österman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; operational performance; socio-technical systems.; Ergonomics; value proposition; maritime economics; human element; shipping; participatory ergonomics;

    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. 4. Lean Transformation of Industrial Work : Understanding What Supports Socially Sustainable Working Conditions During Lean Manufacturing

    Författare :Malin Håkansson; Lotta Dellve; Teresia Nyman; Svend Erik Mathiassen; Per Sederblad; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational Ergonomics; Work Design; Physical Ergonomics; Lean Production; Manufacturing; Working conditions; Work Content Analysis; Musculoskeletal Pain; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    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. 5. Shifting Gender Dynamics In Multinational Ghanaian Mine Jobs : Narratives on Organizational and Sociocultural Barriers

    Författare :Rufai Kilu; Maria Uden; Mohammed-Amin Sanda; Eira Andersson; John Chandler; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; gender and technology; psychosocial structures; enrolment regimes; organizational barriers; stereotype notions on gender roles; shifting gender dynamics; sustainability; social innovation; multinational Ghanaian mines; Genus och teknik; Gender and Technology;

    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