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A Survey Paper of Protecting Critical Infrastructure: Applying High Reliability Theory to Advance Organizational Resilience
(Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 2017)
After the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear plant meltdown, a claim was made that “accidents happen,” suggesting that such catastrophes were inevitable. That concept was eventually labeled normal accident theory (NAT). Soon ...
Sustainable Delivery System in a Temperature Controlled Supply Chain
(Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 2018)
A modern customer expects high quality of food products, and consequently, retailers must present their products in a decent quality to improve their reputation and customer retention in the market. There are many factors ...
A Systemic View of Obtaining High Reliability Organization Status
Becoming a High Reliability Organization (HRO) is of interest to many organizations, yet the tools or processes to obtain HRO status are unclear. Historically, organizations are studied in isolation, yet HROs exist due to ...
Developing Student Learning Outcome Metrics for Makerspaces: A Stem Pilot Course
(American Society for Engineering Management, 2018-10-19)
Preparing undergraduate engineering students with the competencies needed for future work environments is a central objective of college engineering programs. Recently, access to 3D printers and other digital fabrication ...