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Our Military Studies publishing programme covers contemporary thought on strategy and operations, security studies and ethics, and provocative interpretations of military and naval history.
Key subject areas are: war studies; security, peace and conflict; terrorism; and military and naval history.
’More than any other occupation or organization, military endeavours are completely dependent upon trust. However, trust has many dimensions to it: trust in your comrades; trust in your allies and trust in your equipment. This book with contributions from experts from both sides of the Atlantic examines all these aspects of trust. This volume is set to become the definitive reference source for all researchers and practitioners working in this area.’ Don Harris, HFI Solutions Ltd.
Edited by Neville A. Stanton, Trust in Military Teams is written by defence scientists from the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK, under the auspices of The Transfer Cooperation Programme. The book reports on contemporary trends in the defence research community on trust in teams, and is part of Ashgate’s Human Factors in Defence series.
About the Editor: Professor Neville A. Stanton holds a Chair in Human Factors and has published more than 150 international peer-reviewed journal papers and 20 books on Human Factors and Ergonomics. In 1998 he was awarded the Institution of Electrical Engineers Divisional Premium Award for a co-authored paper on Engineering Psychology and System Safety. The Ergonomics Society awarded him the President’s medal in 2008 and the Otto Edholm medal in 2001 for his contribution to basic and applied ergonomics research. The Royal Aeronautical Society awarded him the Hodgson Medal and Bronze Award with colleagues for their work on flight deck safety. Neville Stanton is an editor of Ergonomics and on the editorial board of Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science and the International Journal of Human Computer Interaction. He is a Fellow and Chartered Occupational Psychologist registered with The British Psychological Society, and a Fellow of The Ergonomics Society. He has a BSc in Occupational Psychology from Hull University, an MPhil in Applied Psychology from Aston University, and a PhD in Human Factors, also from Aston.
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According to Jan Maarten Schraagen, it is estimated that 15-25% of all casualties in the Iraq and Afghanistan operations may be attributed to friendly fire. In a short piece on the Ashgate Human Factors author hub, he explains that the consequences of friendly fire incidents may range from decline in morale to decline in political support for the mission. Usually, technology is put forward as the panacea to solve this problem. However, technological solutions have their limitations. More…
Jan Maarten Shraagen is currently working on a project funded by the European Defence Agency on Cognitive Factors in Friendly Fire Incidents, and is the co-editor of the Ashgate book Naturalistic Decision Making and Macrocognition. He is senior research psychologist at TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Business Unit Human Factors in The Netherlands, and part-time Professor in Applied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Twente.
Tthe Military Training and Education: who needs what, where and when? conference, will be taking place at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham, Wiltshire, 9th to 11th December 2009.
The conference is co-hosted by King College London’s Defence Ethics Network, Hull University’s Military Ethics Education: Network & the International Association for Military Pedagogy. The broad conference theme will be looking at competencies, skills and abilities required and expected at the different levels of the military hierarchy.
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