May 2016 |   Volume: 48 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
The imminent expansion will change the global supply chain game and create new competition for U.S. portsBy Dustin Burke and Steve Raetz
IE skills are perfect for a world that is changing - and their talents also can change the worldBy Rona Howenstine
Performance and order prioritization huddles help diagram daily priorities in diagnostic service areasBy Alex Bohn
Mercedes-Benz shows that leadership can help employees boost service through technologyBy Joseph A. Michelli
Five key things
Buffers, a tale told of false security
The importance of professional development
Avoid supplier selection déjà vu
The buzz about virtual reality
The May issue includes scheduling
details for IIE Annual, a spotlight on the new president-elect Joe Hartman of
IISE, highlights of the 2016 Future City National Finals where Sacred Heart
Catholic School won the IISE Excellence in Systems Integration award and
information about the upcoming BOT nominations taking place May 9.
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“Focus and repetition are key strategies to maximize the value we get from our training time investments."
– Kevin McManus, a performance improvement coach and contributor for the performance column in ISE
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.