The Content Of Human Performance Optimization Is Unique In Terms Of The Focus, Breadth, And Scope Of The Individual Chapter Contributions Moreover, This Book Was Developed In Response To A Pressing Need, First Directed By The Chief Of Staff Of The Army, To Examine Current And Future Developments In Behavioral, Cognitive, And Social Neuroscience That May Allow Organizations To Enhance Individual Worker And Team Performance This Volume Captures A Wide Range Of Approaches, Both With An Eye To Describing State Of The Art Knowledge, And Projecting What May Become Applicable In The Near FutureThe Variety Of Social, Technological, And Scientific Issues Make This Book Indispensable In Our Time Organizations Of All Sorts, But Especially Those Who Operate In In Extremis Or High Stakes Settings, Are Seeking To Improve The Performance Of Their Workers The Chapters Breadth And Accessibility Will Allow Strategic Leaders Of Organizations To Evaluate Breaking News In HPO, And Will Also Serve As An Up To Date Review Of The Field For Scientists Involved In Human Performance Research
Dr Michael D Matthews, is currently Professor of Engineering Psychology at the United States Military Academy He served as President of the American Psychological Association s Society for Military Psychology from 2007 to 2008 and is a Templeton Foundation Senior Positive Psychology Fellow From 2014 to 2015, he served as a Fellow for the U.S Army Chief of Staff s Strategic Studies Group Collectively, his research interests center on Soldier performance in combat and other dangerous contexts He has authored over 250 scientific papers, is the co editor of Leadership in Dangerous Situations A Handbook for Armed Forces, Emergency Services, and First Responders Naval Institute Press, 2011 the Oxford Handbook of Military Psychology Oxford University Press, 2012 , and in collaboration with co editors David E Rohall and Morten G Ender , Inclusion in the American Military A Force for Diversity, published by Lexington Books 2017 He is a co author of The Millennial Generation and National Defense Attitudes of Future Military and Civilian Leaders Palgrave Pivot, 2013 , and the author of the highly acclaimed Head Strong How Psychology is Revolutionizing War Oxford University Press, revised and expanded edition, April 2020 His most recent co edited book, Human Performance Optimization The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities Oxford University Press was published in January 2019 His forthcoming book, coauthored with Lt General Robert L Caslen, Jr Ret , is The Character Edge Leading and Winning with Integrity St Martin s Press, October 2020.
- 488 pages
- Human Performance Optimization: The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabillities
- Michael D. Matthews
- 22 February 2019 Michael D. Matthews