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COMPILATION OF TASK ANALYSIS METHODS: PRACTICAL APPROACH OF HIERARCHICAL TASK ANALYSIS, COGNITIVE WORK ANALYSYS AND GOALS, OPERATIONS, METHODS AND SELECTION RULES
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.).
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Progressively Human Factor methods are becoming more and more relevant in companies. Companies are more conscious about how affect work environment in workers and those in productivity. Globalization also affect to the companies given that they have to be more competitive, effective and flexible. In this context, Human Factors carry out very important role.

With this perspective, this thesis is oriented to get acquainted some of the different methods of Human Factors. Human Factor's area is very extensive, for this reason in the thesis are included some of the most important methods. The main objective is to achieve a general perspective, a practical perspective.

According with the previous paragraph, in this thesis the most relevant variables and constraints are analyzed and compared. It is theoretical based; different papers, articles and books are the platform of the thesis. The most prestigious authors’ works are included.

Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA), Cognitive Work Analysis (CWA) and Goal, Operator, Method, and Selection (GOMS) are the chosen methods. There are comparisons between HTA and CWA, and a general comparison between different techniques of GOMS. At the end, there are conclusions in order to underpin the previous analyses and comparisons.

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2011.
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Examensarbete INDEK, 2011:154
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-91369OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-91369DiVA: diva2:509675
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