February 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 2
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Three daring professionals show that industrial engineering always has a place in improving the human conditionBy David Brandt, Monica Elliott and Michael Hughes
IE techniques combine with rapid prototyping in nuclear medicineBy Ali Kamrani and Maryam Azimi
Knowing when to say no can keep distribution costs from skyrocketingBy Dean M. Starovasnik
Analyzing corporate culture can point the way to necessary changesBy Fazleena Badurdeen and Bob Gregory
Using our extra day
Leaders push change to manage growth
The right teammate
Social media: New age marvel or distraction?
What is systems engineering?
The February issue discusses details about the keynote and featured speakers set for the Applied Ergonomics Conference in March; more details about the Enterprise Transformation Conference and Best Practices in Managing Work Standards; a summary about IIE's Behind the Scenes Corporate Tours in March; the annual UPS donation to IIE toward scholarships and awards for women and minorities; details about this year's IAB YouTube student video contest; the renaming of the Student Award for Excellence after late Purdue IE professor James Barany; and the networking opportunities available at this month's Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference.
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Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.