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Title: Job design for manufacturing in an era of sustainability
Authors: Sinclair, Murray A.
Siemieniuch, Carys E.
Henshaw, Michael
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Taylor and Francis
Citation: SINCLAIR, M.A., SIEMIENIUCH, C.E. and HENSHAW, M., 2015. Job design for manufacturing in an era of sustainability. IN: Sharples, S., Shorrock, S. and Waterson, P. (eds). Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2015: Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors, 13th-16th April, Staverton Park, Daventry. Taylor and Francis, pp. 338-345.
Abstract: The paper explores the changes that are likely to be necessary as the world moves to a more sustainable way of life. When these changes are added to the development of the Internet of Things, in which it is envisaged that devices with some level of embedded intelligence will communicate with each other, as will intelligent services, it appears that our current ways of conducting job design may be found wanting. The principles of socio-technical design will still apply; how these principles will necessarily be extended is the subject of this paper; how to include aspects of sustainability, the need to train for resilience, etc.
Description: This is a conference paper and is available here with the kind permission of Taylor and Francis.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17540
ISBN: 9781138028036
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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