For a more in depth look at this subject, please refer to:
Mekitiak, Megan, "Industrial Engineers on their Current Practice: Implications for the Integration of Social and Technical Sub-Systems in Work System Design" (2009). Theses and dissertations. Paper 132. http://digitalcommons.ryerson.ca/dissertations/132
Mekitiak, M., Neumann, W.P., Nagdee, T., Zolfaghari, S. and Theberge, N., 2008. Demystifying Engineering: Implications for Practicing Ergonomists, 39th Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Ergonomists, Ottawa.