Organisational Design and Management 2020

13th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM), taking place in 2020 in conjunction with Ergonomics & Human Factors 2020 28-29 April 2020 / Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

The world economy is rapidly changing and involves globalisation of production systems and growth of service and knowledge work. The human factors and ergonomics profession is being challenged by new work situations presenting new issues to be dealt with in practice and in research:

  • Work life balance
  • Knowledge work between enthusiasm and strain
  • Project organised work
  • Collaborative, distributed work
  • Global redistribution of production systems
  • Virtual production

Conference themes:

Organisation and management: Work systems design, participatory ergonomics, organisational culture, organisational and technological change, learning organisations, communication, lean production systems, work organisation

Tools and methods: work analysis, activity theory, socio-technical systems analysis, intervention studies, macro-ergonomics, risk management, simulations, quality improvement

Application areas: healthcare, service industries, manufacturing industries, knowledge-intensive companies, psycho-social aspects, sustainability, small and medium sized enterprises, information and communication technology

Call for Submissions!

Accepted abstracts will be included in the Conference Proceedings and also invited to produce a full paper for the Journal of Ergonomics.

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