January 2017 |   Volume: 49 |   Number: 1
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Luud Schimmelpennink designs the future of bike sharing, and Conrad Tucker expands higher education with 21st century tools.
Cutting tedious rules can either become a quarterly ritual that inspires employee excitement or a catalyst for positive change.
Driscoll’s Supply Chain group teams up with suppliers to create sustainable solutions for performance improvement.
The next generation of manufacturing process design should consider not only physical ergonomics but cognitive ergonomics.
Enlightened companies are realizing that people other than the supervisor should be involved in employee evaluations.
Luud Schimmelpennink develops groundbreaking shared transportation solutions, while Conrad Tucker uses virtual reality and big data to innovate education and other sectorsBy Michael Hughes
Cut complexity to increase efficiency and bring joy to your employeesBy Lisa Bodell
Process improvement delights California berry producer Driscoll’s, from carton production to inspection to inventoryBy Khaled Mabrouk and Erik Sambrailo
Paying attention to mental workloads can improve productivity and safetyBy Sharon Claxton Bommer
Paradigm change could help build marketplacedominant teamsBy Merwan B. Mehta
Getting better with age
Managing your risk appetite
Ergonomics in healthcare environments
Responding to digital disruptions
Motorola should withdraw Six Sigma trademark
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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companies are beginning to realize that people other than the supervisor know
about employee performance. In fact, a worker's peers are more likely to know
how an employee performs on a job on a consistent basis."
B. Mehta, author of "Peer Evaluations Hit the Factory Floor" in the
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.