May 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Better design and manufacturing improves life for amputees By Chun (Chuck) Zhang and Ben Wang
Differentiating the flow of goods can improve your supply chain By Jim Tompkins, Gene Tyndall and Valerie Bonebrake
Venerable methodology branches out beyond manufacturing By Karyn Ross
Transitional care home uses simulation for workforce planning By Gavin L. Collins
Improving strength training programs will benefit women – and men – in the armed forces By Pamela McCauley Bush
Our cognitive frontier
A plan prevents flirting with IT disaster
Benchmarking made easier
Managing EOL makes the organization stronger
Doctoral research in systems engineering
The May issue includes information about learning opportunities and other events at the upcoming IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014; a recap of the 2014 Applied Ergonomics Conference focusing on the Ergo Cup Competition; a successful kaizen event at the North Central Region University Conference; a call for papers for IIE Transactions; and submission details for potential nominees to IIE leadership positions.
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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.