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Get your office moving 

Get your office moving

Sitting is killing us, say the latest headlines. But after standing all day, our feet and knees hurt, say our bodies. So what’s an ergonomic office worker to do? This article dives deeper into the factors behind the trend of sit-stand office environments.
By Michael Hughes 

Costly supply chain disruptions 

Costly supply chain disruptions

In order to investigate how corporations effectively and efficiently can manage supply chain disruptions, we surveyed 110 companies from Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. We asked managers how their organizations are affected by supply chain disruptions and what measures they apply to prevent them.
By Denis Hübner, Tobias Larsson, Stephan M. Wagner and Andrea Christ 

Get more from the future 

Get more from the future

Simulation modeling provides an opportunity to assess complex and varied manufacturing systems with an objective, systematic and team-based approach. But to get the most out of simulation modeling, it is important that management and team members pick the right person to lead the team.
By Timothy Stansfield, Ronda Massey and David Jamison 

It's not intuition 

It's not intuition

Many of you are taught the concept of work measurement in academic training, a certification course or via a Web-based training session. Regardless of whether you’re relatively new to the concept or you’ve sat through lectures discussing time studies, ideally you’ll find value in looking a bit beyond the common interpretation of work measurement.
By Ryan Burge and Lucas Rice 

 

 




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