November 2013 |   Volume: 45 |   Number: 11
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Targeting time as waste improves the trinity of prices, quality and on-time delivery By Paul D. Ericksen
Five factors that can yield dramatic business process improvement By Aarti Ramana
Companies find success with pioneering scheduling strategy By Peter L. King and Jennifer S. King
IEs should take lead in reaching NAE’s engineering goals By Adedeji B. Badiru
Five years on
Improving public health
Bringing it home
Is game theory the new sabermetrics?
First step to licensure
The November issue includes stories about an SHS member's passion for healthcare improvement; the return of this month's SEMS virtual conference; details on the keynote speakers for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2014; criteria and deadlines for IIE honors, awards and scholarships; the upcoming deadline for Ergo Cup competition deadlines; a last notice about abstract submissions for the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2014; another round of editorial and design awards for Industrial Engineer; and the passing of Georgia Tech professor emeritus Nelson Rogers.
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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.