THE INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER: CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO REVOLUTIONS?

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Niek Du Preez ; Liliane Pintelon (2012)
  • Publisher: Stellenbosch University
  • Journal: South African Journal of Industrial Engineering (issn: 1012-277X, eissn: 2224-7890)
  • Subject: 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... View more
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