FEATURES

Mindfulness boosts process performance

Implementing mindfulness saved lives and money in a critical care unit 
By Satya S. Chakravorty 

Four is the magic number

A little bit of linguistic magic can advance sales, product development and improvement ideas
By George F. Brown Jr.  

Fixing your supply chain with big data

Enterprises that can turn overwhelming amounts of information into useful decisions will win the future  
By Alexander Klein 

RIT adds another dimension to education

Learning, research and development cohabitate at 3-D printing center
By Michelle Cometa

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • In the future, the store drives to you
  • 3-D so light a flower can hold it
  • Engineering citizenship
  • That’s a lot of connections
  • Understanding behavior for meaningful change
  • Creepy Facebook AI isn’t out to get you
  • Go ahead, stick the microchip in me
  • Paired up, female engineering students flourish
  • Book of the month: Life’s A PIC/NIC … When You Understand Behavior

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Waiting for buy-in? Don’t

Management by Paul Engle

Shot clock decision-making

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

Mentors get as much – or more – than they give

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

How the circular economy can become a reality

Member Forum by Jessica Yoo Perry

Mix modalities for professional education

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news

The September issue features a call for a new occupational ergonomics and human factors journal editor-in-chief; and highlights Sean Genovese in the Volunteer Snapshot, IISE's Virtual Career Fair and the societies and divisions appointed officers for the upcoming year.





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September 2017
 

   

QUOTE/UNQUOTE

“Healthcare providers are no longer compensated for mistakes made by their institutions. As these costs run into the millions of dollar per incidents, the benefits of applying mindfulness may have huge impacts."  
– Satya S. Chakravorty, author of "Mindfulness boosts process performance" in the September issue

MULTIMEDIA

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The best job ever

Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.

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Resurrection in Atlanta

Members of the IISE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.

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Training humanitarian IEs

IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.