Integrating ergonomics into production system development--the Volvo Powertrain case.

@article{Neumann2009IntegratingEI,
  title={Integrating ergonomics into production system development--the Volvo Powertrain case.},
  author={W. Patrick Neumann and Marianne Ekman and J{\o}rgen Winkel},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={
          527-37
        }
}
Understanding the barriers and assists to integrating ergonomics into production system design remains a research issue. An action research case study at Volvo Powertrain/Sweden was conducted. Researchers worked collaboratively with the firm in efforts to improve the company's ability to handle ergonomics in their daily work of improving and developing production systems. Researchers observed and reflected collectively on the change process using field notes and recordings to support their… CONTINUE READING
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