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Other combinations of techniques could be constructed to achieve the same goals, but it would be up to the company concerned to decide which particular combination most suits their needs and resources. This type of decision therefore requires a knowledge of techniques mechanics, links with other techniques, and resources usage, and such factors are dealt with in Part II of the Guide. e. prior to operation). It has further stated that task analysis techniques can deal with a range of problems or human factors issues, and that various techniques exist for dealing with each of these issues.

In addition to this, the analysis may require the use of portable tape recording equipment and various forms of documentation. Links with other techniques There are clear links with other approaches to data collection. Much of the section on interviews is relevant in this context, because the interview is likely to remain a major source of data about critical incidents. Similarly, the design of questionnaires and checklists has relevance to this topic as they may be used to gather information. Observational techniques (pp.

Some tasks are best performed by one team member, whilst other tasks are best distributed between several team members. Also, it has been shown that people work better when they can be made responsible for meaningful tasks rather than being required to undertake disjointed parts of tasks which have little apparent relationship to one another. As part of job organization, communication requirements between team members must also be assessed, as well as co-ordination of their activities. When A GUIDE TO TASK ANALYSIS 19 designing a system, task analysis will help to indicate the type of communication system(s) required.

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