December 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 12
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Some of IIE’s young professionals share the coolest gifts they hope to get By Monica Elliott
Decision-making model can help organizations recapture value By Ali Haji Vahabzadeh and Rosnah Binti Mohd Yusuff
Female engineering academics – and their supporters – converge in Turkey By Michael Hughes
Lessons of war can be applied to setting priorities for improvement projects By Satya S. Chakravorty
Risk-based planning and scheduling is the wave of the future By David Sturrock
The maturity model
Transition management: Making it personal
Sustaining the food chain
The PE exam – updated
The December issue includes information about the nominees for open positions on the IIE Board of Trustees and Technical Operations Board as well as voting process details. Nominees were asked the following question: If you are elected, how will you make things better for industrial engineers through your position?
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