PERSPECTIVES

Kevin McManus

Performance by Kevin McManus

Twenty-year dreams
Forty years into my career, I look forward much more than I look back The next 20 years are going to be quite interesting from a human performance improvement perspective.

Paul Engle

Management by Paul Engle

Delivering bad news
Bad news should be delivered in person when possible. Eye contact is important. A neutral setting may also help, especially if the client reacts unpredictably. The news should be fact-based with supporting information available. Most importantly, the message should be direct and to the point.

Peter Woodbridge

Health Systems by Peter Woodbridge

Increasing industrial engineers in healthcare
Why are so few IEs seeking careers in healthcare? It may be supply. While the pool of IEs is large, the demand is even larger.

Jim Tompkins

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

The growing importance of commerce
The fundamental need in all companies is the adoption of passion and resources toward fulfilling customer needs and demands. We have experienced periods that have escalated customer success to the executive agenda. However, few companies have committed so muc to meeting customer needs in services and innovation.

Caitlin Kenney

Member Forum by Caitlin Kenney

Planning for the unexpected with a PE
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview a fellow professional engineer, Carl Kirpes, PE. I asked Carl how being a PE has been important to his career and if it had any surprising benefits? He shared the following.