Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries

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Edited By: Ling Rothrock

Impact Factor: 0.862

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 9/16 (Ergonomics); 28/39 (Engineering Manufacturing)

Online ISSN: 1520-6564

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Book: Leavitt, H.L. (1982). Managerial psychology. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Journal: Ma, C.K., Rao, R.P., & Sears, R.S. (1992). Limit moves and price resolution: A reply. The Journal of Futures Markets, 12, 361-363.

Article in edited book: Baker, F.M., & Lightfoot, O.B. (1993). Psychiatric care of ethnic elders. In A.C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, ethnicity, and mental illness (pp. 517-552). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Unpublished paper presented at a meeting: Black, L. & Loveday, G. (1998, February). The development of sign language in hearing children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Professional Linguistics Society, Munich, Germany.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation: Smith, A. (2001). Analyses of nonunion American companies in the late 1990s. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

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