FEATURES

An ergonomics metamorphosis at Gulfstream

Enthusiastic education injects ergonomics into the culture at Gulfstream Aerospace
By Michael Hughes 

Stemming flirtations with disaster

New take on risk management can help communities vulnerable to ecological threats and natural disasters
By Igor Linkov, Benjamin D. Trump and Cate Fox-Lent 

Time tells all

Any activity that relies on the notion of time can use work measurement
By George Bishop 

The supply chain balancing act

Venerable business tool helps add logistics agility in an uncertain world
By Chris Hook and Alexander Hong 

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Safe technology integration requires human factors
  • Some folks are digging the future
  • 3-D printing makes faster yachts
  • Automation brings production back from China
  • Some jobs are killers
  • Helping humans work safely
  • Get ready for the Global Day of the Engineer
  • IIoT helps fight downtime
  • Cracking the code for Boeing
  • Book of the month: Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management, published by CRC Press.

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

How many processes?

Management by Paul Engle

Making balanced decisions in a chaotic world

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

Health, care and wearable technologies

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Redefining manufacturing for a modern economy

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news

The March issue includes details about IISE's new president-elect, senior vice president of publications and senior vice president of technical operations, in addition to new officers elected by IISE professional members; a preview of the keynoter topics of address at the 2017 Applied Ergonomics Conference and details about this year's Annual Conference location; as well as updates on the largest and most recent IISE dinner meeting and abstract submission information for the Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference in Orlando. 

March 2017 
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QUOTE/UNQUOTE

"I plan to share eight key lessons learned from our journey and how attendees can learn from our successes and obstacles to improve their own programs."  
– Ben Zavitz, owner and principal consultant of ErgoHP, describing what he plans to share in his keynote presentation at the 20th Applied Ergonomics Conference in The Institute section of the March 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.