Doing 'organizational work': expanding the conception of professional practice in ergonomics.

@article{Theberge2010DoingW,
  title={Doing 'organizational work': expanding the conception of professional practice in ergonomics.},
  author={Nancy Theberge and W. Patrick Neumann},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={76-84}
}
Literature on ergonomic practice contains many discussions of how ergonomists should work but far less attention has been paid to how they do work and the factors that influence their practice. In an effort to improve our understanding of ergonomic practice as it occurs and how it is conditioned by broader contexts, we conducted an interview study with 21 ergonomists in Canada. We were particularly interested to understand the different kinds of activities study participants engaged in during… CONTINUE READING