July 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 7
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Multidisciplinary model for Homo performensis can help improve your workforceBy Jerry L. Harbour
Need to improve material handling in your manufacturing operations? How about getting rid of half of your forklifts?By Raj Sanne
Proper ‘CPR’ can help your virtual team reach its goalsBy Yael Zofi
Building information modeling opens numerous avenues for industrial engineersBy Don Interdonato
IE skills and expertise could help blunt Europe’s economic woesBy Adedeji Badiru
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The July issue features a list of 2012 scholarship, fellowship and competition winners recognized at the IIE Annual Conference in May; a preview of facility tours taking place during the Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference this October; details about this fall's IIE Best Practices in Lean & Six Sigma Applied to Healthcare event; a call for a new editor-in-chief for The Engineering Economist; a list of winners in IIE's Professional Chapter Recognition and newsletter competitions; and a new date for the PE Industrial exam.
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Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.