February 2013 |   Volume: 45 |   Number: 2
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Hospital project quantified factors often ignored in similar studiesBy Amanda Mewborn, Roger Gruneisen, Jared Davis and Jack Lin
Refining inputs for Kraljic matrix yields objective purchasing portfolios and strategiesBy Stephan M. Wagner, Sidhartha S. Padhi and Christoph Bode
Kaizen, PDCA, other lean tools are the ingredients that can drive resultsBy Greg Lashley and Marla Clark
Middle school track coach derived method that many use to sustain leanBy Norman Bodek
Stepping up our IE impact
Filling the void
Why am I an industrial engineer?
A system is not just the sum of its parts
The February issue includes details about the creation of a new IIE chapter in Silicon Valley; the Society for Health Systems prepares for its 25th anniversary celebration at its upcoming conference; a new Six Sigma Green Belt course to be offered in Saudi Arabia this November; more virtual conferences to come following the Best Practices in Managing Continuous Improvement event; UPS' continuing contribution to IIE scholarships; details about the highly anticipated Ergo Cup competition at AEC 2013; and a look at the pre-conference workshops to be offered at the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2013.
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"The fact is that every situation is not really that unique, and believing so only adds to unnecessary complexity."
– Sidhartha S. Padhi and Kamil J. Mizgier, from their feature in the December issue, "The KISS of better models"
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.