May 2017 |   Volume: 49 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
While lean is a full business strategy, it also is a people-centric system that leverages human ingenuity to go beyond automation and support “learning to learn.”
Interactive spreadsheets are an excellent method of gathering solid work measurement data that assist with any manufacturing supervisor’s day-to-day operations.
An academic acute care medical center in Los Angeles implements a Six Sigma road map to improve the cleaning process and quicken bed turnaround time
Supply chain and sourcing organizations are not typically associated with revenue growth but realizing their full potential drives business excellence.
Flow doesn’t fix things, but it does show organizations where they can unleash the ingenuity of their people
By Michael Ballé and Daniel Jones
Sourcing and logistics can do more for your organization than procure materials and products
By Suman Sarkar
Six Sigma project gets rooms cleaned faster at an academic acute care medical center
By Patrice Batamack and Dr. Christine A.N. Ndjee
Proper use of spreadsheets gets data to floor supervisors
By Robert W. McClure
Paying the learning tax
Fixing things when they go badly
Building in healthcare improvement
Making the ERP journey less torturous
The next challenge for driverless cars
The January issue includes details about the keynote speakers at this year's Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference and what to look forward to at the 20th Applied Ergonomics Conference, both in March; introductions to the new editors-in-chief of IISE Transactions and The Engineering Economist; descriptions of the pre-conference workshops at the IISE Annual Conference in May; as well as updates on the most recent CISE meeting and an IISE Los Angeles chapter event, which were both held last fall.
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"My success in every job has been grounded in the fact that I knew my numbers." – Kevin McManus, performance columnist in the April issue
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 IISE 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.