January 2013 |   Volume: 45 |   Number: 1
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Engineers
This year’s honorees save the world in different ways: One by giving veterans and kids in Chicago a chance and one by preventing nuclear disasterBy David Brandt and Michael Hughes
Industrial engineers lead research into printing new organs for transplantBy Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat and Howard Chen
A solid process can frame issues for multiple stakeholders and reduce biasBy Kenneth Chelst
Increase project management skills via role-playing simulationsBy Alex Bohn and Terri Lynch-Caris
A higher standard of improvement
Making time for strategic planning
Healthcare IEs needed now more than ever
Three keys for success
The January issue includes details about how the Society for Health Systems will celebrate its 25th anniversary at its conference March 1-4 in New Orleans; the IIE Los Angeles Chapter's campaign at a college fair to recruit potential IEs; the guidelines for the Industry Advisory Board's YouTube Video Contest for student chapters; the new editors-in-chief of IIE Transactions and The Engineering Economist; early-bird registration for the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2013; the IIE-sponsored International Conference in Industrial Engineering in Istanbul this June; dates for the upcoming university regional conferences; keynote speakers for the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013; and the passing away of Georgia Tech's Jerry Banks.
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“Focus and repetition are key strategies to maximize the value we get from our training time investments."
– Kevin McManus, a performance improvement coach and contributor for the performance column in ISE
Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.
Members of the IIE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.