December 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 12
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
UPS’ industrial engineering group has big plans to meet 2014’s holiday shipping demandBy Monica Elliott
Creating error-free work processes in healthcare becomes even more importantBy Jerry L. Harbour
Integrating human factors into product manufacturing designCompiled by Michael Hughes
A history of modeling reveals the best way: Keep it short, simpleBy Sidhartha S. Padhi and Kamil J. Mizgier
High-performance organizations can become a realityBy André A. de Waal
Addicted to improvement
Archimedes walks into a hospital ...
Designing construction for sustainability
The December issue includes information about the nominees for open positions on the IIE Board of Trustees and technical operations board as well as voting process details. Nominees were asked the following question: If you are elected, how will you make things better for industrial engineers through your position?
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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.