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Nested Systems

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199765140
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199863358 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0009

Series: Human Technology Interaction Series

Nested Systems

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This chapter presents the reprinted article “ Human Factors Engineering That Makes a Difference: Leveraging a Science of Societal Change” by Kim Vicente. This chapter suggests that human-technology interaction (HTI) researchers and practitioners must take an activist approach toward changing the world. The latter sections of the chapter refers to efforts that resulted in a change in how a “Big Pharma” corporation does its business. However, details on this case could not be provided.

Keywords: Big Pharma; activism; HTI research; human factors engineering

Chapter.  12807 words. 

Subjects: Engineering (General)

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