May 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
The evolution of Thomas Built Buses shows how greenfield development can become an environmental and business superstarBy Michael Hughes
Creating the right product groupings makes everything flow betterBy Kirk Bolton
Lean diminishes gridlock at Central Baptist HospitalBy Jamie Jenkins and Paula Gisler
Project success or failure shouldn’t rest solely on IT’s shouldersBy Lance Latham
Teary eyes, baseball and analysis awakening
Can there be privacy online?
Patient-centered healthcare in practice
Live lean or die
A systems view of military operations
The May issue features a calendar of events taking place at this month's IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2012; a review of the Applied Ergonomics Conference in Nashville; nomination details for open IIE leadership positions; new information about Best Practices in Ergonomics Applied to Retail and Distribution; and the winning team from Texas in the National Engineers Week’s Future City competition.
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Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.