Papers

 

The papers below can be viewed under the “fair use” doctrine. This permits an individual to read the papers for the purpose of research or teaching activities — with appropriate reference to the source — but excludes distribution or reproduction. Please use the contact form if you’d like a copy of any other of Sidney’s papers. Papers are organized by topic.

 

Human error

Dekker, S. W. A. (2017). Zero commitment: Commentary on Zwetsloot et al and Sherratt and Dainty. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, doi 19 Sept 2017

Dekker, S. W. A., Long, R., & Wybo, J-L. (2016). Zero vision and a Western salvation narrative. Safety Science, 88, 219-223.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2017). Zero Vision: Enlightenment and New Religion. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, doi 13 April 2017.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Breakey, H. (2016).‘Just culture:’ Improving safety by achieving substantive, procedural and restorative justice. Safety Science, 85, 187–193 

Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2015). From figments to figures: Ontological alchemy in human factors research. Cognition, Technology & Work, 17(2), 185-187.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2015). The danger of losing situation awarenss. Cognition, Technology & Work, 17(2), 159-161.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Deferring to expertise versus the prima donna syndrome: A manager’s dilemma. Cognition, Technology and Work, 16, 541-548.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Employees: A problem to control or resource to harness? Professional Safety, 56(8), 32-36.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). A new just culture algorithm. The Leading Edge, (1), 8. Also available here.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., & Myers, D. J. (2013). The little engine who could not: Rehabilitating the individual in safety research. Cognition, Technology & Work, 15, 277-282.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). What is rational about killing a patient with an overdose? Enlightenment, continental philosophy and the role of the human subject in system failure. Ergonomics, 54(8), 679-683.

Mikkers, M., Henriqson, E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Managing multiple and conflicting goals in dynamic and complex situations: Exploring the practical field of maritime pilots. Journal of Maritime Research, 9(2), 13-18.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). Let’s get rid of the bad pilots. Hindsight, 11(Summer), 8-9.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Just Culture: Who draws the line? Cognition, Technology and Work, 11(3), 177-185.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Prosecuting professional mistake: Secondary victimization and a research agenda for criminology. International Journal of Criminal Justice Studies, 4(1), 60-78.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Eve and the Serpent: A rational choice to err. Journal of religion and health, 46(1), 571-579.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Why doctors are more dangerous than gun-owners: A rejoinder to error counting. Human Factors, 49(2), 177-184.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). The hindsight bias is not a bias and not about history. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 4(2), 87-99.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). When human error becomes a crime. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 3(1), 83-92.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Illusions of explanation: A critical essay on error categorization. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 13(2), 95-106.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). Reconstructing the human contribution to accidents: The new view of human error and performance. Journal of Safety Research, 33(3), 371-385.

Lufzhoft, M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). On your watch: Automation on the bridge. Journal of navigation, 55(1), 83-96. 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). Human error after all. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 2(2), 193-196.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). Follow the procedure or survive. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(4), 381-385. 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). The re-invention of human error. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(3), 247-266.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Global concept: Safety. In HaSPA (Health and Safety Professionals Alliance) Core Body of knowledge of generalist OHS professionals, pp. 1-10. Tullamarine, Vic., Australia.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). Disinheriting Fitts and Jones ’47. International Journal of Aviation Research and Development, 1(1), 7-18.

 

Accidents and drifting into failure

Dekker, S. W. A., & Pitzer, C. (2016). Examining the asymptote in safety progress: A literature review. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 22(1), 57-65.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Safety Leadership: The Role Of The Executive in Leading Safety. Conexus, 27 February.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). The psychology of accident investigation: Epistemological, preventive, moral and existential meaning-making. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, doi.org/10.1080/1463922X.2014.955554

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). The bureaucratization of safety. Safety Science, 70, 348-357.

Breakey, H., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Weak links in the chain of authority: The challenges of intervention decisions to protect civilians. International Peacekeeping, 21(3), 307-323.

Meyers, D. J., Nyce, J. M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Setting culture apart: Distinguishing culture from behavior and social structure in safety and injury research. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 68, 25-29.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Nyce, J. M. (2014). There is safety in power, or power in safety. Safety Science, 67, 44-49.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Restorative Just Culture (in Korean): Interview in ChosunBiz, 9 December.

Leveson, N. G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Get to the Root of Accidents. Chemical Processing, published online 28 February.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). The problems of vision zero in work safety. Malaysia Labour Review, 1(8), 25-36.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Drifing into failure: Complexity Theory and the management of risk. In: Banerjee, S. (Ed), Chaos and Complexity Theory for management: Nonlinear Dynamics, pp. 241-253. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Business Science Reference. 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Production and safety. Hindsight 17(Summer), 8-9.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Pruchnicki, S. (2013). Drifting into failure: theorising the dynamics of disaster incubation. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, published online 25 November.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Woods, D. D. (2009). The high reliability organization perspective. In E. Salas & D. Maurino (Eds.), Human Factors in Aviation (2nd Ed), pp. 123-146. New York: Wiley.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Suparamaniam (2006). Of hierarchy and hoarding: How “inefficiencies” actually make disaster relief “work”. Australasian journal of disaster & trauma studies, 2(2).

Huber, S., van Wijgerden, I., de Witt, A., Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Learning from organizational accidents: Resilience engineering for high-risk process environments. Process Safety Progress, 28(1), 90-95.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). Why we need new accident models. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 4(1), 1-18.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). The disembodiment of data in human factors accident analysis. Journal of Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(1), 39-57.

 

Cognitive Systems Engineering

Dekker, S. W. A. (2017). Rasmussen’s legacy and the long arm of rational choice. Applied Ergonomics, 59, 554-557.

Nyce, J. M., Talja, S., Dekker, S. W. A. (2015). When ghosts can talk: Informant reality and ethnographic policy. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, 9(1), 81-98.

Van Winsen, R. D., Henriqson, E., Schuler, B., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2015). Situation awareness: Some conditions of possibility. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 16(1), 53-68.

Henriqson, E., Schuler, B., van Winsen, R. D., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). The constitution and effects of safety culture as an object in the discourse of accident prevention: A Foucauldian approach. Safety Science, 70, 465-476.

Bergström, J., and S. W. A. Dekker (2014). Bridging the Macro and the Micro by Considering the Meso: Reflections on the Fractal Nature of Resilience. Ecology and Society 19(4), 22-30.

Roth, W.M., Mavin, T.J., & Dekker, S.W.A. (2014). The theory-practice gap: Epistemology, identity and education. Education and training, 56(6), 521-536.

Dekker, S. W. A., Hancock, P. A., & Wilkin, P. (2013). Ergonomics and sustainability: Towards an embrace of complexity and emergence. Ergonomics, 56(3), 357-364.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2012). Cognitive engineering and the moral theology and witchcraft of cause. Cognition, Technology and Work, 14(3), 207-212.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., van Winsen, R. D., & Henriqson, E. (2010). Epistomological self-confidence in human factors. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 4(1), 27-38.

Bergstrom, J., Dahlstrom, N., van Winsen, R., Lutzhoft, M., Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2009). Rule- and role retreat: An empirical study of procedures and resilience. Journal of Maritime Studies, 6(1), 75-90.

Dahlstrom, N., Dekker, S. W. A., van Winsen, R. D., & Nyce, J. M. (2009). Fidelity and validity of simulator training. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 10(4), 305-314.

Flach, J., Dekker, S. W. A., & Stappers, P. J. (2008). Playing twenty questions with nature: Reflections on the dynamics of cognitive systems. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 9(2), 125-154.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Hollnagel, E. (2004). Human factors and folk models. Cognition, Technology and Work, 6, 79-86.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., & Hoffman, R. (2003). Creating designable futures: Contextual inquiry in Human-Centered Computing. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 18(2), 72-76.

Woods, D. D., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). Anticipating the effects of technology change: A new era of dynamics for human factors. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 1(3), 272-282.

 

Aviation Safety

De Boer, R. J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2017). Models of automation surprise: Results of a field study. Safety, 3(20), doi Sept 2017

West, C. (2016). From the Cockpit: All Change. Airliner World, June, pp. 26-33.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Why some air crash investigations remain mysteries of the deep. The Conversation, Science & Technology, 11 March

Weber, D. E., Mavin, T. J., Roth, W. M., Henriqson, E., Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Exploring the use of categories in the assessment of airline pilots’ performance as a potential source of examiners’ disagreement. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, DOI:10.1177/1555343414532813M

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Bullied into silence. Safeguard, September/October, p. 50.

Mavin, T. J., Roth, W. M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Understanding variance in pilot performance ratings: Two studies of flight examiners, captains, and first officers assessing the performance of peers. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors, 3(2), 53-62.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). When the airplane is more technically advanced than you. Hindsight 16(Winter), 8-10.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). This is a dangerous issue. Hindsight 15(Summer), 16-17.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Simulated safety training: Validity or fidelity? Hindsight 14(Winter), 12-13.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). The ethics of fatigue. Hindsight 13(Summer), 8-9.

Henriqson, E., van Winsen, R. D., Saurin, T. A., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). How a cockpit remembers its speed and why errors while doing this are so hard to detect. Cognition, Technology & Work, 13(4), 217-231.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Insecurity: Management can help prevent pilot job insecurity from affecting safety—probably. Aero Safety World, Flight Safety Foundation, December, pp. 46-49.

Dahlstrom, N., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Security and safety synergy: Advancing security with human factors knowledge. In: J. G. Voeller (Ed.), Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Past the edge of chaos: What we can learn from Helios 522 about how we learn about aviation safety. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 6(3), 235-246.

Stanton, N. A., Harris, D., Salmon, P., Demagalski, J. M., Marshall, A., Young, M. S., Dekker, S. W. A., & Waldmann, T. (2006). Predicting design-induced pilot error using HET (Human Error Template): A new formal human error identification method for flight decks. The Aeronautical Journal, 110(2), 107-115.

Bjorklund, C., Alfredsson, J., Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Shared mode awareness in air transport cockpits: An eye-point of gaze study. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 16(3), 257-269.

Goteman, O., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Flight crew and aircraft performance during RNAV approaches: Studying the effects of throwing new technology at an old problem. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 3(2), 133-149.

Dekker, S. W. A., Mooij, M., & Woods, D. D. (2002). Envisioned practice, enhanced performance: The riddle of future (ATM) systems. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 2(1), 23-32.

Singer, G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). The effect of the roll index (‘sky pointer’) on roll reversal errors. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 2(1), 33-43.

 

Patient Safety

Jaishankar, R., et al. (2016). When a checklist is not enough: How to improve them and what else is needed. The Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 152(2), 585-592.

The Meaning of a Disaster, recently published in the literary journal Griffith Review. Please see the interview published about it too.

Loeb, R. G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2015). Post-anesthesia care handovers: Context and controversy on communication and consistency. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 121, 854-856.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Leveson, N. G. (2015). The systems approach to medicine: controversy and misconceptions. BMJ Quality Safety 24, 7-9.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Leveson, N. G. (2015). The bad apple theory won’t work: response to ‘Challenging the systems approach: why adverse event rates are not improving’ by Dr Levitt. BMJ Quality Safety doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003585.

Santomauro, C., Kalkman, C. J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Second Victims, organizational resilience and the role of hospital administration. Journal of Hospital Administration, 3(5), 95-103.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Hugh, T. B. (2014). A just culture after Mid Staffordshire. BMJ Quality and Safety, 23(5), 356-358.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2013). Just culture: ‘Evidence’, power and algorithms. Journal of Hospital Administration, 2(3), 73-78.

Bergstrom, J., Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., & Amer-Wahlin, I. (2012). The social process of escalation: A promising focus for crisis management research. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 161-168.

Dekker, S. W. A., Bergstrom, J., Amer-Wahlin, I., & Cilliers, F. P. (2012). Complicated, complex and compliant” Best practice in obstetrics. Cognition, Technology and Work, 15, 189-195.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). Promoting meaningful close-call reporting: Lessons from aviation. In: Wu, A. (Ed.), The value of close calls in improving patient safety: Learning how to avoid and mitigate patient harm, pp. 25-38. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources.

Hugh, T. B., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Hindsight bias and outcome bias in the social construction of medical negligence: A review. Journal of Law and Medicine, 16, 846-857.

Cook, R. I., Nemeth, C., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). What went wrong at the Beatson Oncology Centre? In: E. Hollnagel, C. Nemeth, & S. W. A. Dekker (Eds.). Resilience Engineering Perspectives: Remaining sensitive to the possibility of failure, pp. 225-236. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Crew resource management gold rush: Resisting aviation imperialism. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(12), 638-639.

Hugh, T. B., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Laparoscopic bile duct injury: Understanding the psychology and heuristics. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(12), 1109-1114.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Laursen, T. (2007). From punitive action to confidential reporting: A longitudinal study of organizational learning. Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, 5, 50-56.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). The criminalization of medical error: Who draws the line? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(10), 831-837.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Discontinuity and disaster: Gaps and the negotiation of culpability in medication delivery. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 35(3), 463-470.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Skuld: En individuell handling eller indirekt konsekvens? In: S. Odergard (Ed.): I rattvisans namn, pp. 109-126. Stockholm: Liber.

 

 

Other journal papers (available on request)

Weber, D. E., Roth, W.M., Mavin, T., & Dekker, S.W.A. (2014). Should we pursue inter-rater reliability or diversity: An empirical study of pilot performance assessment. Aviation in focus, 4(2), 33-57.

Goh, Y. M., Love, P., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2014). Systems thinking in workplace safety and health. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 68, 1-4.

Boudeau, C., Wilkin, P., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Ergonomics as authoritarian or libertarian: Learning from Colin Ward’s politics of design. The Design Journal, 17(1), 91-114.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., & Myers, D. J. (2013). The little engine who could not: “Rehabilitating” the individual in safety research. Cognition, Technology and Work15, 277-282

Mavin, T. J., Roth, W. M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Understanding variance and pilot performance ratings: Two studies of flight examiners, captains, and first officers assessing the performance of peers. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors, 3(2), 53-62.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2013). Just culture: “Evidence”, power and algorithms. Journal of Hospital Administration, 2(3), 73-78.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). On the epistemology and ethics of communicating a Cartesian consciousness. Safety Science56, 96-99.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Safety can’t be measured: An evidence-based approach to improving safety (book review). Safety Science, 59, 104-105.

Ewart, J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2013). Radio, someone still loves you! Talk-back radio and community emergence during disasters. Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural studies, 20(3), 37-54.

Dekker, S. W. A., Hancock, P. A., & Wilkin, P. (2013). Ergonomics and sustainability: Towards an embrace of complexity and emergence. Ergonomics, 56(3), 357-364.

 

Bergstrom, J., Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M. & Amer-Wahlin, I. (2012). The social process of escalation: A promising focus for crisis management research. BMC Health Services Research, 161(12), 1-7.

Mikkers, M., Henriqson, E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Managing multiple conflicting goals in dynamic and complex situations: Exploring the practical field of maritime pilots. Journal of Maritime Research, 9(2), 13-18.

Dekker, S. W. A., Bergstrom, J., Amer-Wahlin, I., & Cilliers, F. P. (2012). Complicated, complex and compliant: Best practice in obstetrics. Cognition, Technology and Work, 15, 189-195.

Stoop, J. & Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Are safety investigations proactive? Safety Science, 50(6), 1422-1430.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2012). Cognitive Engineering and the moral theology and witchcraft of cause. Cognition, Technology and Work, 14(3), 207-212.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Complexity, signal detection, and the application of ergonomics: Reflections on a healthcare case study. Applied Ergonomics, 43, 468-472.

 

Henriqson, E., van Winsen, R., Saurin, T. A., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). How a cockpit calculates its speed and why errors while doing this are so hard to detect. Cognition, Technology and Work, 13(4), 217-231.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). Systems thinking 1.0 and systems thinking 2.0: Complexity science and a new conception of “cause.” Aviation in focus: An international aeronautical journal, 2(2), 21-39.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). What is rational about killing a patient with an overdose? Enlightenment, continental philosophy and the role of the human subject in system failure. Ergonomics, 54(8), 679-683.

Dekker, S. W. A., Cilliers, P., Hofmeyr, J. H. (2011). The complexity of failure: Implications of complexity theory for safety investigations. Safety Science, 49(6), 939-945.

Asberg, R., Hummerdal, D., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). There are no qualitative methods, nor quantitative for that matter: The misleading rhetoric of the qualitative-quantitative argument. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 12(5), 408-415.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). The criminalization of human error in aviation and healthcare: A review. Safety Science, 49(2), 121-127.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. & Hugh, T. B. (2010). Balancing “No Blame” with accountability in patient safety. New England Journal of Medicine, 362(3), 275.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). We have Newton on a retainer: Reductionism when we need systems thinking. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 36(4), 147-149.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., van Winsen, R., & Henriqson, E. (2010). Epistemological self-confidence in human factors. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 4(1), 27-38

Dekker, S. W. A., Hummerdal, D., & Smith, C. (2010). Situation awareness: Some remaining questions. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 11(1-2), 131-135.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). Pilots, controllers and mechanics on trial: Cases, concerns and countermeasures. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 10(1), 31-50.

Nyce, J. M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). IED casualties mask the real problem: it’s us. Small Wars & Insurgencies, 21, 409-413.

Nyce, J. M., Bakx, G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). From Normaltaktik to Auftragstaktik: Lessons for safety in the military. Kungliga Krigsvetenskapsakademiens Handlingar och Tidskrift (KKrVAHT), 22(4), 140-144.

Bergström, J., Dahlström, N., Henriqson, E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2010). Team coordination in escalating situations. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 18(4), 220-230.

Larsson, P., Dekker, S. W. A., & Tingvall, C. (2010). The need for a systems theory approach to road safety. Safety Science, 48(9), 1167-1174.

Stanton, N. A., Harris, D., Salmon, P. M., Demagalski, J., Marshall, A., Waldmann, T., Dekker, S. W. A., & Young, M. S. (2010). Predicting design-induced error in the cockpit. Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation, Series A, 42(1), 1-10.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Prosecuting professional mistake: Secondary victimization and a research agenda for criminology. International Journal of Criminal Justice Studies.

Hugh, T. B., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Hindsight bias and outcome bias in the social construction of medical negligence: A review. Journal of Law and Medicine, 16, 846-857.

Huber, S., Wijgerden, I. van, Witt, A. de, Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Learning from organizational accidents: Resilience engineering for high-risk process environments. Process Safety Progress, 28(1), 90-95.

Bergström, J., Dahlström N., van Winsen, R., Lützhöft, M., Dekker S. W. A., & Nyce, J. M. (2009).Rule- and role retreat: An empirical study of procedures and resilience. Journal of Maritime Studies, 6(1), 75-90.

Stanton, N. A., Salmon, P. M., Harris, D., Demagalski, J., Marshall, A., Waldmann, T., Dekker, S. W. A., & Young, M. S. (2010). Predicting pilot error: Testing a new methodology and a multi-methods and analysis approach. Applied Ergonomics, 40(3), 464-471.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Just culture: Who draws the line? Cognition, Technology & Work, 11(3), 177-185.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Perspective on: Comparative issues in aviation and surgical CRM: Are we too solution-focused? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(12).

Hugh, T. B., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Laparoscopic bile duct injury: Understanding the psychology and heuristics. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(12).

Amer-Wåhlin, I., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Fetal monitoring: A risky business for the unborn and the personnel. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01758.x.

Dekker S. W. A., Jonsén, M., Bergström, J., & Dahlström N. (2008). Learning from failures in emergency response: Two empirical studies. Journal of Emergency Management, 6, 1-10.

Dahlström, N., Dekker, S. W. A., van Winsen, R., Nyce, J. M. (2008). Fidelity and validity of simulator training. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 10(4), 305-314.

Flach, J., Dekker, S. W. A., Stappers, P. J. (2008). Playing twenty questions with nature: Reflections on the dynamics of cognitive systems. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 9(2), 125-154.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Discontinuity and disaster: Gaps and the negotiation of culpability in medication delivery. Journal of law, medicine and ethics, 35(3), 463-470.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Criminalization of medical error: Who draws the line? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(10), 831-837.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Eve and the serpent: A rational choice to err. Journal of religion and health,46(1).

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Why doctors are more dangerous than gun-owners: A rejoinder to error counting. Human Factors, 49(2), 177-184.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Lundström, J. T. (2007). From threat and error management (TEM) to resilience. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 6(3), 261-274.

Goteman, Ö., Smith, K., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). HUD with a velocity (flight path) vector reduces lateral error during landing in restricted visibility. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 17(1), 91-108.

Dekker, S. W. A., Siegenthaler, D., & Laursen, T. (2007). Six stages to the new view of human error. Safety Science Monitor, 11(1), 1-5.

Goteman, Ö. E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Flight crew callouts and aircraft automation modes. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 6(2), 235-248.

 

Dekker, S. W. A., & Suparamaniam (2006). Of hierarchy and hoarding: How “inefficiencies” actually make disaster relief “work”. Australasian journal of disaster & trauma studies, 2(2). http://trauma.massey.ac.nz/issues/2006-2/dekker.htm.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Past the edge of chaos. Human Factors & Aerospace Safety, 6(3), 235-246.

Dahlström N., Dekker S. W. A. & Nählinder S. (2006). Introduction of Technically Advanced Aircraft in Ab-Initio Flight Training. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 6(1),131-144.

Goteman, Ö. E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Flight crew cooperation during live controller-pilot datalink communication trials. Human Factors & Aerospace Safety, 5(4), 279-294.

Björklund, C., Alfredsson, J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Shared mode awareness in air transport cockpits: An eye-point of gaze study. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 16(3), 257-269.

Stanton, N. A., Harris, D., Salmon, P., Demagalski, J.M., Marshall, A., Young, M.S., Dekker, S. W. A. and Waldmann, T. (2006). Predicting Design Induced Pilot Error using HET (Human Error Template) – A New Formal Human Error Identification Method for Flight Decks. The Aeronautical Journal, 110(2), 107-115.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). The hindsight bias is not a bias and not about history. Human Factors & Aerospace Safety, 4(2), 87-99.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Nyce, J. M. (2004). How can ergonomics influence design? Moving from research findings to future systems. Ergonomics, 47(15), 1624-1639.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). Why we need new accident models. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 4(1), 1-18.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Hollnagel, E. (2004). Human factors and folk models. Cognition, Technology & Work, 6, 79-86.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). When human error becomes a crime. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 3(1), 83-92.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Investigating human error: Incidents, accidents and complex Systems. Risk management, 6(1), 73-74.

Suparamaniam, N., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Paradox of power: The separation of knowledge and authority in international disaster relief work. Disaster Prevention and Management, 12(4), 312-318.

Goteman, Ö. & Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Flight crew and aircraft performance during RNAV approaches: Studying the effects of throwing new technology at an old problem. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 3(2), 133-149.

Svenmarck, P., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Decision support in fighter aircraft: From expert systems to cognitive modeling. Behavior and Information Technology, 22(3), 175-184.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Accidents are normal; human error does not exist: Novel approaches to making progress on occupational safety. International Journal of Occupational Safety & Ergonomics, 9(2), 209-217.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Illusions of explanation: A critical essay on error categorization. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 13(2), 95-106.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Failing to adapt or adaptations that fail: Contrasting models on procedures and safety. Applied Ergonomics, 34(3), 233-238.

Dekker, S. W. A., Nyce, J. M., & Hoffman, R. (2003). Creating designable futures: Contextual Inquiry in Human-Centered Computing. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 18(2), 72-76.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Human factors in certification. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 13(1), 89-93.

 

Dekker, S. W. A. & Woods, D. D. (2002). MABA-MABA or Abracadabra: Progress on human automation cooperation. Cognition, Technology and Work, 4(4), 240-244.

Dekker, S. W. A., Mooij, M., & Woods, D. D. (2002). Envisioned practice, enhanced performance: The riddle of future (ATM) systems. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 2(1), 23-32.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). Reconstructing the human contribution to accidents: The new view of human error and performance. Journal of Safety Research, 33(3), 371-385.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). Human error after all. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 2(2), 193-196.

Lützhöft, M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). On your watch: Automation on the bridge. Journal of Navigation, 55(1), 83-96.

Singer, G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). The effect of the roll index (“sky pointer”) on roll reversal errors. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 2(1), 33-43.

 

Dekker, S. W. A., & Johansson, B. K. (2001). Cockpit automation and ab-initio pilot training: Report on a European experience. International Journal of Aviation Research and Development, 1(2), 103-116.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). Follow the procedure or survive. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(4), 381-385.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). Disinheriting Fitts & Jones ’47. International Journal of Aviation Research and Development, 1(1), 7-18.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). The re-invention of human error. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(3), 247-266.

Singer, G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). The ergonomics of flight management systems: Fixing holes in the certification net. Applied Ergonomics, 32(3), 247-254.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2001). The disembodiment of data in human factors accident analysis. Journal of Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 1(1), 39-57.

 

Woods, D. D., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2000). Anticipating the effects of technology change: A new era of dynamics for Human Factors. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 1(3), 272-282.

Singer, G., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2000). Pilot performance during multiple failures: An empirical study of different warning systems. Journal of Transportation Human Factors, 2(1), 63-76.

Rigner, J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2000). Sharing the burden of flight deck automation training. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 10(4), 317-326.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2000). Crew situation awareness in high-tech settings: Tactics for research into an ill-defined phenomenon. Journal of Transportation Human Factors, 2(1), 49-61

 

Dekker, S. W. A., & Woods, D. D. (1999). To intervene or not to intervene: the dilemma of management by exception. Cognition, Technology and Work, 1, 86-96.

 

Smith, P. J., Woods, D. D., McCoy, E. Billings, C. E., Sarter, N. B., Dekker, S. W. A., & Denning, R. (1998). Using forecasts of future incidents to evaluate future ATM system designs. Air Traffic Control Quarterly, 6(1), 71-86.

 

Dekker, S. W. A., & Schaufeli, W. B. (1995). The effects of job insecurity on psychological health and withdrawal: A longitudinal study. Australian Psychologist, 30(1), 57-63.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). Global concept: Safety. In HaSPA (Health and Safety Professionals Alliance), The core body of knowledge for generalist OHS professionals, pp. 1-10. Tullamarine, Vic, Australia.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2012). The meaning of disaster. Griffith Review, 35, 241-246.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2011). Promoting meaningful close-call reporting: Lessons from aviation. In: Wu, A. (Ed.), The value of close calls in improving patient safety: Learning how to avoid and mitigate patient harm, pp. 25-38. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Woods, D. D. (2009). The High Reliability Organization Perspective. In Salas, E. (Ed.), Human Factors in Aviation, pp. 123-146. New York: Wiley.

Nijhof, M., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2009). Restoration through preparation, is it possible? Analysis of a low-probability, high-consequence event. In: E. Hollnagel, C. Nemeth, & S. W. A. Dekker (Eds.). Resilience Engineering Perspectives: Preparation and Restoration, pp 205-214. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Reporting and investigating events. In: P. Croskerry, K. Cosby, & R. Wears (2008). Patient safety in emergency medicine, pp. 81-84. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Cook, R. I., Nemeth, C., & Dekker S. W. A. (2008). What went wrong at the Beatson Oncology Centre? In: E. Hollnagel, C. Nemeth, & S. W. A. Dekker (Eds.). Resilience Engineering Perspectives: Remaining sensitive to the possibility of failure, pp. 225-236. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2007). Skuld: En individuell handling eller indirekt konsekvens (Guilt: An individual act or indirect consequence?). In: S. Ödergård (Ed.): I rättvisans namn(in the name of justice), pp. 109-126. Stockholm: Liber.

Dekker, S. W. A., Dahlström, N., van Winsen, R., & Nyce, J. M. (2008). Crew resilience and simulator training in aviation. In: E. Hollnagel, C. Nemeth, & S. W. A. Dekker (Eds.). Resilience Engineering Perspectives: Remaining sensitive to the possibility of failure, pp. 119-126. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dahlström, N., & Dekker, S. W. A. (2008). Human error and bias in homeland security settings. In J. G. Voeller (Ed.), Handbook of science and technology for homeland security. New York: Wiley.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Suparamaniam, N. (2007). The migration of authority in tactical decision making. In M. Cook, J. Noyes, & Y. Masakowski (Eds.), Decision making in complex environments, 233-242. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2006). Resilience engineering: Chronicling the emergence of confused consensus. In E. Hollnagel, D. D. Woods & N. Leveson (Eds.), Resilience Engineering: Concepts and precepts, 77-92. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2005). We need new accident models. In D. Harris & H. Muir (Eds.), Contemporary issues in human factors and aviation safety, 181-198. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). Understanding situated performance in human error investigations. In I. Noy & W. Karwowski (Eds.), Handbook of forensic human factors. London: Taylor & Francis.

Dekker, S. W. A. & Lützhöft, M. (2004). Correspondence, cognition and sensemaking: A radical empiricist approach to situation awareness. In S. Banbury, & S. Tremblay (Eds.), Situation Awareness: A cognitive approach. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). Accidents in transportation. Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2004). On the other side of promise: What should we automate today? In D. Harris (Ed.), Human factors for civil flight deck design, 183-198. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate Publishing Co.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). To design is to err. In C. Sandom (Ed.), Human factors for engineers. London, UK: IEE.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2003). Two views of human error in high-tech systems. In J.P. Ekros & J. Eklund (Eds.), Safety and reliability: Organizations, People and Software, pp. 41-54. Linköping: Linköpings Universitet.

Dekker, S. W. A. (2002). Resituating your data: Understanding the human contribution to accidents. In B. Berner & J. Summerton (Eds.), Constructing risk and safety in technological practice, pp. 66-80. London: Routledge.

Smith, P. J., Woods, D. D., Billings, C.E., Denning, R., Dekker, S. W. A., McCoy, E., & Sarter, N. B. (1999). Conclusions from the application of a methodology to evaluate future air traffic management system designs. In M. Mouloua & M. W. Scerbo (Eds.), Automation technology and human performance, 81-85. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Hollnagel, E. (1999). Computers in the cockpit: Practical problems cloaked as progress. In S. W. A. Dekker and E. Hollnagel (Eds.), Coping with computers in the cockpit, 1-6. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Woods, D. D. (1999). Automation and its impact on human cognition. In S. W. A. Dekker and E. Hollnagel (Eds.), Coping with computers in the cockpit, 7-27. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Orasanu, J. (1999). Automation and situation awareness: Pushing the research frontier. In S. W. A. Dekker and E. Hollnagel (Eds.), Coping with computers in the cockpit, 69-85. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Woods, D. D. (1999). Extracting data from the future: Assessment and Certification of envisioned systems. In S. W. A. Dekker and E. Hollnagel (Eds.), Coping with computers in the cockpit, 131-144. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate.

Rignér, J., & Dekker, S. W. A. (1999). Modern flight training: Managing automation or learning to fly? In S. W. A. Dekker and E. Hollnagel (Eds.), Coping with computers in the cockpit, 145-152. Aldershot, UK: Ahsgate.

Dekker, S. W. A., Scott, P. A., & Bridger, R. S. (1998). Implications of technology change in air traffic control. In P. A. Scott, R. S. Bridger and J. Charteris (Eds.), Global Ergonomics, 673-676. Amsterdam, NL: Elsevier Science.

Dekker, S. W. A. (1997). The reliability of human-machine interaction. In: G. A. Ward (Ed.), Human factors integration, Volume 4: Requirements analysis(Handbook BAe-FSE-R-RES-CR-04720). Farnborough, UK: British Aerospace plc.

Dekker, S. W. A., & Billings, C. E. (1996). Humans and the evolution of industrial automation. In: C. E. Billings, Aviation automation: The search for a human-centered approach, pp. 51-64. Hillsdale, NJ.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Billings, C. E., & Dekker, S. W. A. (1996). Advanced and novel automation concepts for the future aviation system. In: C. E. Billings, Aviation automation: The search for a human-centered approach, pp. 221-231. Hillsdale, NJ.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dekker, S. W. A. (1996). Cognitive complexity in management by exception: Deriving early human factors requirements for an envisioned air traffic managment world. In: D. Harris (Ed.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, Volume I: Transportation systems. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Co., pp. 201-210.

 

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