August 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 8
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
By Stephen C. Harper
By Steve Borris
By Thomas R. Cutler
Project management techniques can help churches and service organizations get things done betterBy Vincent W. Howell
Solid inventory management shouldn’t cripple customer serviceBy Oviamathi K
The weak fix box and how to escape
Policies, frameworks and risk management
It’s not all about the numbers
Remembering the greatest generation
Reforming health systems
The August issue includes a review of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014. The conference, which includes the Applied Solutions Conference and the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), brought industrial engineers and IE types to Montréal for four days of more than 750 educational sessions, facility tours, networking events, pre-conference workshops and exhibits.
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"The fact is that every situation is not really that unique, and believing so only adds to unnecessary complexity."
– Sidhartha S. Padhi and Kamil J. Mizgier, from their feature in the December issue, "The KISS of better models"
Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.
Members of the IIE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.