Trust in Military Teams

 ‘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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