Performance by Kevin McManus

Industrial Engineer's monthly column about performance improvement (August 2015) 

Buzzword fusion triggers confusion

Eventually, the phrase "new and improved" had to wear out. Not to worry – fusion is the new in thing for making old things look new. To date, fusion has given us the peanut butter and jelly hot dog, teriyaki tacos and holistic dog food. We used to call such practices playing with your food, but now, synergy of the tastes is a cool thing to strive for, and to some it might be more desirable than synergy of the minds.

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