FEATURES

Outpatient ergonomics

Ergonomic tools boost safety at outpatient offices and clinics
By Yeu-Li Yeung 

The importance of the interview

The proper questions can glean the truth from your workforce
By Walton Hancock 

Break through with big data

The profession has a big role in big data solutions
By Andrew Kusiak 

From fixed to mixed

Choosing the right production system can increase efficiency
By Tiago Simões, Anabela Carvalho Alves and Paula Carneiro 

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Gesture controls, motion technology will change ergonomics in the office
  • Study says employees feel less like victims when they retaliate
  • Additive manufacturing produces Shelby Cobra for Detroit Auto Show
  • Self-powered device can analyze typing style
  • Index shows supply chain opportunities strengthen in emerging countries
  • Survey shows internal employees generate most critical innovations
  • Researchers find benefits from starting work an hour later
  • ATW Companies notes improvement across all its operations
  • Book of the month: MCT Quick Reference Guide by Rajan Suri

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Tag them all

Management by Paul Engle

Supply chains in transition

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

An ounce of prevention beats pounding for a cure

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Learning lessons from a sustainable building

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IIE news

The January issue includes a story of how an IIE members volunteerism led to a new job; an IIE chapter's tour of a Gordon Biersch brewery; available discounts for the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2016; the pre-conference workshop lineup for the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2016; pre-conference and keynote speaker events for next month's Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2016; a calendar for this winter's IIE University Regional Conferences; a joint agreement between IIE and the European Academy for Industrial Management; and IIE's new membership of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies.

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