July 2013 |   Volume: 45 |   Number: 7
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Understanding the perception-cognition-action cycle can help you improve work systems By Jerry L. Harbour
Integrating student researchers into practice teams revamps shipping department By Shahrukh A. Irani
The key to warehouse design and control comes from a block of rationality By Arthur Liebeskind
Tools adapted readily to chemical manufacturer’s accounting processes By Scott Smith
Flywheels: Riding vs. driving
Silos are meant to be broken
Global supply chains are here to stay
The July issue includes a list of additional award winners announced at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico; a Cal Poly IE student competes on TV competition show "American Ninja Warrior"; a list of presenters for IIE's Best Practices in Managing Human Factors in Healthcare one-day conference; the winners of the 2012 Professional Chapter Recognition competition; and details about the pre-conference workshops at IIE’s Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference 2013.
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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.