Predictors of Threat and Error Management: Identification of Core Nontechnical Skills and Implications for Training Systems Design

  title={Predictors of Threat and Error Management: Identification of Core Nontechnical Skills and Implications for Training Systems Design},
  author={Matthew J. W. Thomas},
  journal={The International Journal of Aviation Psychology},
  pages={207 - 231}
  • Matthew J. W. Thomas
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Engineering
  • The International Journal of Aviation Psychology
In normal flight operations, crews are faced with a variety of external threats and commit a range of errors that have the potential to impact negatively on the safety of airline operations. The effective management of these threats and errors therefore forms an essential element of enhancing performance and minimizing risk. Recent research has reinforced the need to examine a range of nontechnical or crew resource management skills that form threat and error countermeasures. This article… 
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