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Presented By: U-M Industrial & Operations Engineering

Retirement Reception for Professor Jeffrey K. Liker

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Jeff Liker
Please join us to celebrate Professor Jeffrey K. Liker's retirement and his distinguished career at The University of Michigan.

Monday May 15, 2017
4:00 pm
The Johnson Rooms
Lurie Engineering Center
1221 Beal Ave

Remarks will begin at 4:45 pm

Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker received his B.S. degree from Northeastern University and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Massachusetts in 1978 and 1980, respectively. He joined the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor faculty as an assistant professor in 1982 and was promoted to associate professor in 1990 and professor in 2000.

Professor Liker created the IOE department courses in the areas of engineering and lean management. He cofounded the Japan Technology Management program, which brought over $6 million in funding and led to a quasi-endowment for IOE worth over $600,000. He chaired or co-chaired committees of 28 successful Ph.D. students.

He published 65 peer-reviewed journal articles in the best journals in his field. He also published 15 books, including the international best seller, The Toyota Way, which is in 26 languages and has sold over 950,000 copies. His newest book is The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations. His articles and books have won thirteen Shingo Prizes for Research Excellence and also won the 2005 Institute of Industrial Engineers Book of the Year Award and 2007 Sloan Industry Studies Book of the Year. In 2012 he was inducted into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame and in 2016 inducted into the Shingo Academy.
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