Tackling crime as a systems problem: Opportunities and challenges

Data analysis can address root causes, lead to effective strategies
By Ibrahim Raji and Ali E. Abbas

The future of EHS: Holistic safety and wellness

Ergonomic solutions must address work environment, mental health risks
By Kevin Lombardo

What to consider when implementing flexible work systems

Companies face multiple factors, challenges to meet employee expectations
By Jungmin (Jamie) Seo and Ellen Eun Kyoo Kim

Why employees say, 'I don't know,' and what to do about it

Two key steps can boost knowledge sharing in an organization
By Mostafa Sayyadi and Michael J. Provitera

High reliability organizations and Lean Six Sigma

5 principles to move beyond standard work, create flexible processes
By Merwan Mehta


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Study aims to help older adults avoid falls
  • Move, stretch, fidget to avoid ‘computer hunch’
  • ‘High hazard’ industries face new safety standards
  • Army tests new high-power field batteries
  • When fake news spreads, blockchain offers a cure
  • IISE member Belson guides projects as part of health systems degree study
  • Floating platform aims to harness wave power
  • Book of the month: The Other Side of Safety: Moving from Results-Based to Behavior-Based Safety


Performance by Kevin McManus

Turning the time capture page

Management by Cynthia J. Young

How to manage multiple deadlines with a small team

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

Reinventing work for supply chains

Member Forum by Don Greene

Students meet inspiring people through IISE


This month in IISE news ...

  • Annual to feature supply chain researcher
  • New name, same focus for IISE Innovation Cup
  • Process experts to deliver HSPI keynotes
  • Safety, and bourbon, on tap at AEC in Louisville
  • Member update: New features on homepage; are you missing out?
  • Throwback Moment: Post office recognized industry pioneer Gilbreth with 1984 stamp
  • IISE Training Center offers full slate of on-demand web-based courses
  • Tips on building your resume, mapping your path
  • Faces and places of IISE


May 2024 issue

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