Stephan Höfer

Prof. Dr. Stephan HöferProduction Management and Logistics, Lean Enterprise Management

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Leader BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) German-Polish
Focus of Lectures
  • Production Management and Logistics
  • Change Management
  • Lean Enterprise Management
Vita
  • Born: 1966
  • Degree in electrical engineering at Kaiserslautern University and the University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Manager of pan-European projects on production and business process optimisation at 3M Deutschland GmbH
  • Head of staff department Manufacturing Process Optimization
  • 1998 Appointed professor of "Produktionsorganisation- und -technik, Grundlagen der Verfahrens- und Steuerungstechnik und Qualitätsmanagement" (Production Organisation and Technology, Basics of Process and Control Technology and Quality Management) at Reutlingen University
  • 2004-2006 Dean of the School of Production Management
  • 2006-2007 Vice-President of Reutlingen University
  • 2008-2009 Vice-Dean of ESB Business School
  • Since 2009 Director of the Lean Enterprise Management Institute of the Knowledge Foundation at Reutlingen University
Publications

Peer-reviewed:

Höfer, Stephan; Naeve, Jörg (2018): The Application of Lean Management in Higher Education. In: International Journal of Contemporary Management 16 (4), S. 63–80. DOI: 10.4467/24498939IJCM.17.038.8261. Publication year is 2018 as volume 16 (2017) was published in 2018

Further scientific publication:

Estler M, Höfer S. Der Einfluss der Digitalisierung auf zukünftige Unternehmens- und Produktionsstrukturen. In: Bauer W, Sihn W, Ohlhausen P, editors. Journal of Engineering, Management and Operations, Band 1. Zürich: Lit Verlag; 2019. p. 123-132. ISBN: 978-3-643-99768-5.