Aerospace Psychology: The Importance of Crew Resource Management in Aviation

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Aerospace Psychology: The Importance of Crew Resource Management in Aviation
This paper looks at the importance of crew resource management in aviation. Some research carried out in recent years makes it plain that crew resource management in aviation can improve attitudes and bolster meta-cognitive capabilities; however, there is always the looming fear of the Hawthorne Effect and we cannot overlook the grim reality that knowledge acquisition gains are much more modest than are behavioural gains – which manifestly indicates that CRM is better at adjusting the behavioural cosmetics of a crew than it is at adjusting the capacity of the crew to learn new skills and competencies effectively and thoroughly at an appropriate pace . Furthermore,...
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