Chapter 7. Cultural Ergonomics

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department4,5
  1. Nuray Aykin Director of Special Projects1,
  2. Pia Honold Quaet-Faslem User Interface Designer2 and
  3. Allen E. Milewski Associate Professor3

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch7

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Aykin, N., Quaet-Faslem, P. H. and Milewski, A. E. (2006) Cultural Ergonomics, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 5

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Office of the President, The New School, 55 West 13th Street, Room 211, New York, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Strategy and Marketing: User Experience, Siemens AG Information and Communication Mobile, Haidenauplatz 1, Munich, Germany

  3. 3

    Software Engineering Department, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207



  • Cultural ergonomics and global human factors design;
  • product internationalization and localization management;
  • global and local user interfaces


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Internationalization and Localization in Human Factors Design

  • Terminology

  • Management of Internationalization and Localization

  • Global Design Guidelines and Practices

  • Integrating Internationalization in the User-Centered Design Process

  • Summary

  • References