RVP Greetings!

Hi fellow IE’s!  I would like to introduce myself as the inbound Western Regional VP.  Thank you Mike for the past 3 years, and continuing to mentor me during this time.
I am looking forward to supporting you all the next 3 years and growing professionally as well.
Regards, Raymund Mui

Productivity – Force for Prosperity or Mayhem?

OK, so here’s the situation.  You manage a business and the owner of the business comes to you and says that you must achieve the following goals:

Reduce prices for customers
Increase the wages of the employees
Improve the profitability of the business

What thoughts would cross your mind?  Perhaps something like, “And, did you want that yesterday?” or […]

Clarion Call to IEs: Let’s Improve Knowledge-Worker Productivity

The most important, and indeed the truly unique, contribution of management in the 20th century was the fifty-fold increase in the productivity of the manual worker in manufacturing. The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is similarly to increase the productivity of knowledge work and knowledge workers. The most valuable […]

How To Avoid Job Interview Brain Freeze

Have you ever experienced brain freeze during a job interview? You are asked a question and your mind goes blank—it’s horrifying. You lose composure as well as confidence. Your interview goes down hill from there. Brain freeze most often happens as a result of behavioral or situational interview questions that are not anticipated before hand. […]

IIE Western Regional Student Conference 2013–Feb 22-24

Join IIE for the Western region Student conference at the University of Arizona.
The conference will be hosted by the University of Arizona this year in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. Come enjoy the great weather and discover the possibilities of industrial engineering. Join us as we take tours of some of the local Tucson companies and hear […]