January 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 1
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Revising your charts can provide clear communication to managersBy Michel Baudin
Learn how to make strategic relationships deliver valueBy George F. Brown Jr.
The noble history of contests yields a way to multiply ergonomic improvementsBy Len Walsh
Organizations without a vision for the future won’t get thereBy Chuck Parke
The six o’clock sweet spot
The value proposition
Supply chains from end to end
The January issue discusses details about IIE conferences in 2012 including comments from keynote speakers who will appear at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference in February; Highlights about IIE’s Best Practices in Supply Chain Management agile conference; An obituary for IE mentor James Barany; The calendar for University Regional Conferences; IIE's partnership with the Asian Network for Industrial Engineers; Pre-conference workshops for the IIE Annual Conference and Expo; and more details about the 15th Applied Ergonomics Conference.
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"Alibaba soon will either be your biggest competitor or your biggest ally. It’s up to you to decide."
– James Tompkins, from his Supply Chain column in the October issue
Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.