From lean modules to a lean mindset

Chick-fil-A's success shows how involving workers in problem-solving changes the culture
By David B. Reid

Good compliance is good logistics

Understanding the devil's details of import-export regulations can save time, money and headaches
By Diana Berry and Francisco Ramirez

Lean manufacturing and simulation for new products

Introducing lean manufacturing, process simulation helps with new product rollout
By Rosa Hilda Félix-Jácquez, Alfonso Alejandro Lara-Negrete, Daniel Torres-Ramírez, María Merced Cruz-Rentería and Ma. Dolores Delgado-Celis

Manufacturing's role in world economy is evolving

The manufacturing sector still drives national GDPs but not future job gains
By Michel Baudin


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Study: Interns' marathon workdays aren't endangering patients or causing sleep loss
  • Boeing engineers develop exovest to ease workers'’' aching muscles, injury risk
  • Study shows workers resent being bested by their mechanical rivals
  • Survey shows growing numbers in female leadership, workforce positions
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips to avoid eye strain
  • USC researchers develop additive manufactured rubber that can self-repair
  • Book of the month: Designing the Future


Performance by Kevin McManus

Finding new thresholds to achieve

Management by Paul Engle

Disruption must spark long-term plans

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

Prepare now for economic 'winter'

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

When are awards better than cash?

Member Forum by Joe Michels

Why I am a professional engineer


This month in IISE news ...

  • VOLT training, ABET workshop, volunteer efforts highlight Orlando event
  • USC's Khoshnevis is latest Institute alum selected to high honor
  • Ergo conference in New Orleans gathers industry leaders to share ideas
  • Torgersen event attracts 200-plus attendees for discussions, workshop
  • IISE teams with UL for flexible, web-based training
  • Four earn induction into Virginia Tech’s elite academy of ISEs

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