August 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 8
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Project managers can apply efficient principles of work to where they worship and serve
By Vincent W. Howell
As a discipline, industrial engineering seeks to optimize complex processes and improve systems, knowledge and information, and it can be applied to many different settings. IEs work in manufacturing, healthcare, human resources, logistics, social services and industry, and, as the University of Buffalo’s industrial engineering department website points out, “Opportunities exist for further study in medicine or law, where the combination of industrial engineering skills is uniquely valuable.”
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