The Ergonomics Society: 50 Years of Growth

EN Corlett, Christine Stapleton

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Developments in the Society are outlined since the early history was described by Edholm and Murrell. Major changes in the Society's operation and the context in which these changes took place are given. The changes in research directions, growth in educational facilities for professional education and the ever widening areas for the application of ergonomics are discussed. The consequences of these developments for the expansion of a recognition of the contribution of ergonomics, and the position of professionals in the international scene are touched upon.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1265-1277
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


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