FEATURES

The impact of quality on brand and reputation

Finding the right balance to sustain value and support the company's bottom line
By Kaiwen Cheng

Managing change to boost relationships

In turning customers to partners, there are plenty of new ideas under the sun
By George F. Brown Jr.

Measuring, managing productivity in Industry 4.0

Technology and automation continue to have a huge impact on global economy
By Vignesh Ramanathan, Naren Gursahaney, Paul Funari, James Wilk, Charles R. Schneider, Chintan Patil and Vittal Prabhu

Identifying the ideal healthcare black belt

Organizational knowledge, communication, ability to effect change are key attributes
By Casey Bedgood

A case study of packaging line process improvement

By Raj Sanne

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • N.C. State researchers create bioprinted meniscus that's more like the real thing
  • Princeton University event offers hands-on learning to girls in grades 7-10
  • Researchers examine potential benefits of popular office accessory
  • Rutgers engineers' unique smart materials can morph as temperatures change
  • NASA's new floating robot cubes aimed to free up space crews
  • Book of the month: Measures of Success: React Better, Lead Better, Improve More

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Visions of the future for ISEs

Management by Paul Engle

Internal customer focus is crucial

Health Systems by Peter Woodbridge

Patient care not an assembly line – or is it?

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Disruptive innovations and the circular economy

Member Forum by Harry Pierson

BoK a boon to design and manufacturing

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news ...

  • IISE honors top achievers with fellow, scholarships, society & division awards
  • Pisters, Reid to serve as keynote speakers at ELSS Conference this fall in Houston
  • Winners of FlexSim-sponsored competition to be revealed at 2020 HSPI
  • Regional vice presidents begin terms April 2 on North American Operations Board
  • Winning IAB entry highlights 'excitement' elements of industrial engineering
  • Student group's effort lands $1,000 from local store

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October 2019 issue

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MULTIMEDIA

2019 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

First Place ($1,000 Prize):
University of Arkansas

 

Second Place ($500 Prize):
ITESM Campus Querétaro (Mexico)

Third Place ($300 Prize):
Purdue University