Source 6: Sicard, B., Taillemite, J. P., Jouve, E., & Blin, O. (2003). Risk propensity in commercial and military pilots. Aviation, space, and environmental medicine, 74(8), 879- 881. Summary: This source discusses the safety and risk among commercial and military pilots. Since both military and commercial pilots flight operations are conducted in different environments with different safety policies, the risk may be different. Evaluation: This is a scholarly article published under the Aerospace Medical Association and is a credible source. There should be little biases in this article as it is an unbiased look at the risks and safety concerns amongst military versus commercial pilots. This will be useful to determine
5 RSCH 202 – Annotated Bibliography how some pilots may want to decide on a life of flying in the military and risking their life or reverting to airline flying for a more safe risk free life. Source 7: Fraher, A. L., & Gabriel, Y. (2014). Dreaming of Flying When Grounded: Occupational Identity and Occupational Fantasies of Furloughed Airline Pilots. Journal of Management Studies,51 (6), 926-951. doi:10.1111/joms.12081 Summary: This source reviews the occupational identity and fantasies of furloughed airline pilots, as well as the effects of job loss for a group of United States based pilots being laid off twice by their employer in the decade following 9/11. Evaluation: This is a peer reviewed Hunt Library source that is credible under the Journal of management studies. This article will be useful in peering into the civilian aviation life of a modern-day pilot and the risks associated with being furloughed versus being employed by the military and a steadier paycheck. Source 8: Stauss, B. (2006). Flying High in a Competitive Industry: Cost‐effective Service Excellence at Singapore Airlines20061Loizos Heracleous, Jochen Wirtz, Nitin Pangarkar. Flying High in a Competitive Industry: Cost‐effective Service Excellence at Singapore Airlines. Singapore: McGraw‐Hill Education 2006. , ISBN: 007‐124964‐8. International Journal of Service Industry Management,17 (3), 301-302. doi:10.1108/09564230610667131 Summary: Found on the Hunt Library, It discusses flying with a civilian airline in a completive industry and what occurs with cost effective flying with excellent service.
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