Sharon Todd a CPE and the current president of the HFESA, chats to Sara Pazell BAppSci(OT), MBA, PhD, and CPE,, university lecturer and HFE design consultant about good work design.
Sara provides an introduction to the work of HFE professionals, and discusses 'how and why' we design for the user.
Sara was the committee chair for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia’s Good Work Design position paper and supporting resources.
Sara is the principal work design strategist and managing director for ViVA health at work, leveraging design in all industries (industrial and office work settings). She is here to help when you ask: How to design when humans are part of the system (work, product, technology, or environment) and what is the user experience? What if we did things a little differently? What can we dream that can become a new reality? She helps build capacity to innovate to generate some good stories to tell! Sara consults, teaches, and researches in human factors, ergonomics, human-centred and good work design, human system integration, organisational science, business leadership, and occupational science. Sara is affiliated with five Australian universities to advance these ideas. Sara is part of the international advisory committee for the WELL Movement concept v2 and associated project-based committees and an expert faculty member for Australia’s only certified Wellness WiseTM Practitioner training program. Sara was the committee chair for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia’s Good Work Design position paper and supporting resources. Her other passions include instructing yoga and sports & strength conditioning.
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