June 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 6
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
A focus on sharing information effectively can ensure efficiency in NASCAR ... and in your businessBy Joseph R. Stainback IV
Risk management can keep projects from fulfilling Murphy's LawBy Refael Yosha
Departmental thought worlds can distort supply chain reality one bit at a timeBy Tarikere T. Niranjan and Shashank Rao
High performance work systems can increase employee safetyBy Zachary M. Leffakis and Ronald Schoff
Seeking super supervisors
Strategic planning challenges
My favorite things
Incubators propel clean energy forward
The June issue features a list of 2012 IIE honors and awards winners that were presented at the IIE Annual Conference in May; a remembrance for respected academician Tayfur Altiok who passed away in April; a re-cap of IIE National Chapter's participation in the Society of Women Engineers' "Capitol Hill Day;" a description of a new half-day session that was added to the Best Practices in Ergonomics Applied to Retail and Distribution event; and the latest information about the Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference in October.
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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.