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  • The NIOSH Science Blog covers numerous topics including the pandemic. Learn more at https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/?s=COVID-19 .  According to the site, "The NIOSH Science Blog provides an opportunity to exchange ideas on various workplace ...

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    That is a very nice statement, and it makes me proud to be a member of SHS. Wash

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    We’re all anxious to return to our normal travel routines as summer vacations and professional conferences beckon. Vaccines are now available in most places and U.S. case numbers falling, so travelers are again beginning to fill long lines at airport ...

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    Dear IISE/SHS Members, The Society for Health Systems (SHS) Leadership team offers our heartfelt sympathy on the COVID crisis happening in India and all those IISE/SHS members directly impacted.  We recognize India is experiencing a terrible surge ...

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  • Posted in: Society for Engineering & Management Systems (SEMS)

    This is my third post on frameworks I've published on my personal website (two weeks ago I wrote about the lean framework and last week I posted on six sigma frameworks ). Why am I stuck on frameworks? It's about thinking. Having a framework to use in problem solve structures your thinking on how to solve that problem. It's as if you have a roadmap towards solving your issue - you just need to know about the different kinds of roadmaps to choose from. And knowing these different frameworks ...

  • This article originally appeared in Liberty Island Magazine . Bringing in information appliances like Alexa and Siri costs you your privacy. They’ll monitor and record everything you say, parsing it for key terms to be used in advertising. However, I can’t say they aren’t for everyone. I’m going to ignore those who want to live in a networked home because it feels like the future has arrived and focus on those that are the best (or worst) case scenario. A family member of ours is disabled. Judging ...

  • Posted in: Society for Engineering & Management Systems (SEMS)

    When I was a master's student, I became interested in performance and personality traits. I was curious to know if there were certain personality traits that were predisposed to better on-the-job performance. Back then, I as a construction project manager and so I set about searching if "successful" project managers had certain attributes about them. As I think back about my research, it was a fun process of discovery and I believe what I found still holds today. The thesis relevant for process ...

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