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December 2018
One-handed design challenge results

Eric Svaan of Michigan Ross and Stephanie Tharp of Stamps Art & Design taught this Fall's Integrated Product Design (IPD) course, culminating in a competitive trade show featuring six innovate products that allow consumers to perform common two-handed tasks using only one hand. Multipurpose pocket-sized Flip Grip took home the most votes from the competition. The student teams from Stamps Art & Design, Michigan Ross, College of Engineering, and School of Information developed a wide variety of solutions for common activities such as eating, carrying, cleaning, and wearing contact lenses.
Fall 2018 IPD competition results >
Tauber Institute faculty select 50th annual TIME Dealer of the Year

Fifty-one new car dealers - out of more than 16,000 dealers nationwide - are nominated for the prestigious 2019 TIME Dealer of the Year Award. A panel of Tauber Institute faculty have selected finalists from each of the four National Automobile Dealers Association regions, as well as the national award winner for the 50th annual presentation of the award. The nominees will be honored - and the national winner announced - on January 25 at the 102nd annual National Automobile Dealers Association Show in San Francisco. In appreciation of the Tauber Institute's expertise, TIME and Ally have established an annual scholarship for Tauber Institute students.
From recycling plan to reality

The 2015 Tauber Team of Akul Bali (EGL), Kelsea Ballantyne (MBA), and Martha Neubauer (EGL) designed a pilot program to transform Boeing's 777X Composite Wing Center into a zero waste-to-landfill facility. With a new partnership, their vision is now becoming reality.
777X recycling announcement >

Ross up to #4 on Financial Times list

The Ross School of Business continues to rise to the top of multiple rankings. Recently Ross reached #4 on the Financial Times list of best business schools in the Americas.
"I've had to adapt to a new way of doing business and cultural norms several times over. One of the most challenging aspects today is adapting the pace of disruptive technology to one of the fastest growing global economies, Indonesia."

Tauber alumnus Farhan Qureshi (MSE-Mfg '13) came to the University of Michigan from Australia, and quickly distinguished himself as a global team player at the Tauber Institute, becoming president of the Student Advisory Board, and winning first place with his case competition team at the annual Global Operations Conference. After graduation, Farhan launched his career in consulting at A.T. Kearney, working in Washington D.C. and later in Jakarta, and now is the Founder/Managing Partner of Qureshi Enterprises Indonesia.
Culture is key to U-M Engineering

Michigan Engineering's new 2020 strategic plan features "culture" as one of its three pillars of focus, alongside "research" and "education." The culture pillar emphasizes the College's values, and how those values impact achievement of near term goals, and a lasting legacy.
More about the 2020 Strategic Plan >
Access Positive Links webcasts

Presented by the Center for Positive Organizations and sponsored by the Tauber Institute, the Positive Links Speaker Series highlights positive business practice and theory you can employ in your workplace.
View 2018-19 Postive Links webcasts > 
Operations destination: Italy

How do operations practices differ around the globe? This year's international trek will allow Tauber students to spend their spring break exploring operations at diverse facilities in Italy - as well as experience Italian culture.

Congratulations new Tauber alumni!

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations
proudly celebrates the accomplishments of our newest alumni.

Astha Bhawsinka (MSE-IOE)
Advait Bhogte (MENG-MFG)
Norman Farquhar (MSE-EE)
Abhishek Gowrishankar (MFG-MENG)
Jason Kertayasa (EGL BSE-ME & MSE-IOE)
Umang Lathia (EGL BSE-COMP & MSE-COMP)
Daemon Li (MENG-MFG)
Megan Liu (EGL BSE-MSE & MSE-IOE)
Mohit Mengale (MENG-MFG)
Nikhil Pawar (MSE-IOE & Data Science)
Moses Pezarkar (MENG-MFG)
Dieon Roger (MSE-ME & MSE-SED)
Sijie Ruan (MSE-ME)
Cameron Stitt (EGL BSE & MSE-CHE)
Muhammad Umair (EGL BSE & MSE-IOE)
Ziyan Xu (MENG-MFG)
Jonathan Zwier (MSE-ME)
The Tauber Institute: Theory Practice Impact

Tauber Institute: Theory. Practice. Impact.

This year the Tauber Institute for Global Operations celebrates 25 years of partnering with industry to prepare new operations leaders to make a lasting impact. Share this 25th anniversary video featuring the 2018 Ford, GM, and Stoneridge project teams, as well as many others you may recognize!
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Rate Lean: Fast

Tauber Executive-in-Residence Gene Goodson applied data from over 1,000 plant tours to create Rate Lean: Fast. The workbook describes in detail how to plan a tour, rate an operation, and envision an ideal lean plant based on Toyota Production System concepts.
Buy Rate Lean: Fast >
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