THE INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER: CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO REVOLUTIONS?
Niek Du Preez
- Publisher: Stellenbosch University
South African Journal of Industrial Engineering
(issn: 1012-277X, eissn: 2224-7890)
Industrial engineering. Management engineering | T55.4-60.8
The .Industrial Engineer is caught between the Industrial Revolution and the Information revolution. He is confronted with choosing between pragmatic improvements in productivity and efficiency of a single operation or the opportunistic modelling and reshaping of the ne...