Larry Mallak

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Larry Mallak
(269) 276-3369
E-228 Floyd Hall, Mail Stop 5336
Mailing address: 
Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1993
  • M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1986
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984
Research interests: 
  • Culture Analysis and Change in Engineering, Technical and Healthcare Organizations
  • Empathic Design in R&D
  • Organizational Management Systems


  • Listed in Harvard Business School Press' International Directory of Business and Management Scholars and Research
  • Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Western Michigan University Research Development Award
  • Fellow, American Society for Engineering Management

Professional Memberships:

  • Associate Editor, Engineering Management Journal
  • Associate Editor, Managing Service Quality
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers, senior member (IIE)
  • IIE Society for Engineering and Management Systems
  • American Society for Engineering Management
  • Academy of Management