Share Button

Human Error

Cambridge University Press (1990) James Reason

This Page: http://www.copswiki.org/Common/M872

More Info: Election Integrity, Political Philosophy

Important Definitions

  • Error - a generic term to encompass all those occasions in which a planned sequence of mental or physical activities fails to achieve its intended outcome, and when these failures cannot be attributed to the intervention of some chance agency.

  • Slips and Lapses - errors which result from some failure in the execution and/or storage stage of an action sequence, regardless of whether or not the plan which guided them was adequate to achieve its objective.

  • Mistakes - deficiencies or failures in the judgmental and/or inferential processes involved in the selection of an objective or in the specification of the means to achieve it, irrespective of whether or not the actions directed by this decision-scheme run according to plan.

Media Form edit

Title Human Error
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Author James Reason
Pub Date 1990
Media Link
Remote Link
Embed HTML
Forum Link
Note
Keywords Election Integrity, Political Philosophy
Media Type Book
Media Group Research
Curator Rating Plain
Book ISBN 978-0-521-31419-0
Author Name Sortable Reason, James
Publish Status Published
Thumbnail Link
Topic revision: r2 - 2016-12-26, RaymondLutz
 

This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Copswiki? Send feedback