Ergonomics In Design, a publication of The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), has published a special issue on the Globalization of Ergonomics, and you can get free access to it, and all HFES periodicals, through the end of November 2012!
The special issue, organized and edited by Thomas J. Smith, includes a contribution by Ergoweb's Peter Budnick and co-authors Kazutaka Kogi and David O’Neill. Access to these articles is currently free/complementary, but you must first register.
Once you've registered you can access articles of your choice, including:
Introduction to the Special Issue on Globalization of Ergonomics, Comments from the Guest Editor, Thomas J. Smith
Examples of Practical Ergonomics in Industrially Developing Countries, by Peter Budnick, Kazutaka Kogi, & David O’Neill
An International Perspective on Ergonomics Education, by R. S. Bridger
Globalization of Ergonomics Through the International Ergonomics Association, by David C. Caple
Certification of Professional Ergonomists: A Global Perspective, by Thomas J. Smith
Corporate Ergonomics: It’s Musculoskeletal Disorder Management and System Optimization, by Nancy L. J. Larson
Ergonomics Collaboration in the Oil and Gas Industry in Southeast Asia, by Halimahtun M. Khalid and Martin G. Helander
Straightforward Yet Effective Ergonomics Collaborations in South Africa, by Candice Jo-Anne Christie
HFES Nonmembers: Free access to HFES periodicals in November!
HFES and its publisher partner, SAGE, is offering complimentary access to full-text articles or the Society's five periodicals during November. Sign up for the free trial and get access to the complete archive of Human Factors, Ergonomics in Design, the Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, Reviews of Human Factors/Ergonomics, and Proceedings of the HFES Annual Meeting. HFES members have access to these publications as part of their membership, but you can gain access to them at no charge through the end of November 2012. Sign up today!