ergology

ergology

the study of the effect of work on mind and body. — ergologist, n.
See also: Work
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Periodicals about human behavior presented two articles, and journals about work and ergology presented two more productions.
The present research used as conceptual framework the Schwartz's ergology approach on work competences (16,19,20) as well as the guidelines in the NPPHC.
The fourth article ("Polishing Knowledge: A Study of Marble and Granite Processing", by Simone Mezadre and Monica Bianco) uses ergology tools to investigate the relationship between worker competency, professional training obtained on the job, and work experience in the absence of an a priori formal education.
PRE-HISPANIC MINING ERGOLOGY OF NORTHERN CHILE: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE *
In this paper we attempt to complement our understanding of prehistoric mining in the Andes through an archaeological examination of the mining ergology in use in Northern Chile before the Spanish arrival.
Since these items have rarely been found all together in archaeological contexts, we will analyze evidence from different sources-including museum collections, archaeological and bioanthropological remains from excavations, and ethnohistorical information- in order to propose a model (Figure 3) of the pre-Hispanic mining ergology of Northern Chile to complement the study of prehistoric mining sites themselves, which in turn are part of larger production systems (Salazar and Salinas 2008) (1).
Working hours and fatigue of Japanese flight attendants Journal of Human Ergology, 20, 155-164.
12) Others described the ergology of instruments, as in a 1907 book on Javanese gong making.
To evaluate these complex aspects that involve working situations in processing activities by studying a company in the industry--one located in the southern region of Espirito Santo (ES)--, this paper is structured as follows: first, the subjects are introduced, and transformations in labor regarding capitalist context, work and ergology, and work and competencies are described.
Understandings of the transformations in labor and individuals' construction of meaning with regard to his/her organization, as well as what contains symbolic connotations of difficulty, challenge, teamwork, progress, pleasure and professional growth are very important in ergology studies, as these consider the worker as someone who holds his/her own values, beliefs and rules and also constantly reinvents his/her relationship with the environment in which he/she lives (Athayde & Brito, 2011; Schwartz et al.
According to Athayde and Brito (2011), ergology emerged in France to maximize the amplitude of analysis for all dimensions of human activities as if they were observed through a magnifying lens.
2007, 'A study of computer-related upper limb discomfort and computer vision syndrome', Journal of Human Ergology, 36(2), 45-50.