Data Sources and Research Tools for Human Factors

Authored by: Mark Wiggins , Shayne Loft , Johanna Westbrook

Handbook of Human Factors in Air Transportation Systems

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466572645
eBook ISBN: 9781315116549
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To remain competitive in a commercial environment, constantly innovating and searching for efficiencies, sources of data are required that reduce the uncertainty associated with decisions and guide a path toward improvements in performance. The business world is undergoing a revolution driven by the use of data and analytics to guide decision-making. Gone are the days where senior leaders within organizations could decide simply on the basis of intuition to invest in new technologies or a new route structure. In the contemporary industrial environment, regulators, consumers, and investors alike demand evidence-based and, importantly, defensible decisions from organizational leaders.

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