April 2011 |   Volume: 43 |   Number: 4
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Expansion is not the only method to solve a facility's overcrowding problemsBy Chuck Belser
People want to experience lean benefits, but it won't happen without putting in the effortBy Merwan B. Mehta
Strategic thinking about the application of Six Sigma can create a plan for continuing successBy Kelly D. Sloan
IE professors should build ties with industry to stregthen the impact of the profession on both sidesBy Shahrukh Irani
Best practice documentation
Magic, the lean Six Sigma way
The April issue includes an interview with new IIE President-elect Doug Rabeneck; information about other IIE election winners; information about the double-blind process used to review papers at this year’s Industrial Engineering Research Conference; early-bird registration for the IIE Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference 2011; details on tracks for the new IIE Enterprise Transformation Conference 2011; a call for nominations for next year’s IIE elections; and a review of the 23rd annual Society for Health Systems Conference and Expo 2011.
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Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.