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In the system view of human factors, who is accountable for failure and success?

  title={In the system view of human factors, who is accountable for failure and success?},
  author={Sidney W. A. Dekker},
Human factors research and practice is tentatively exploring exciting developments in science—the embrace of systems thinking and complexity—and what it might mean for our understanding of human-machine systems and their successes and failures. Rather than following reductive logic, and looking for the sources of success and failure in system components, complexity and systems thinking suggests that we see performance as an emergent property, the result of complex interactions and relationships… 
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