Likert Rensis


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(1903–81; b. Cheyenne, WY; d. Ann Arbor, MI)

American psychologist. Likert graduated from U Michigan with an AB in economics and sociology in 1922. He received his doctorate in psychology from Columbia U in 1932. During the next decade his work involved the interpretation of surveys and the handling of questionnaires. He joined the staff of U Michigan in 1946, becoming the founding Director of the Institute for Social Research in 1949.

Subjects: Management and Management Techniques.

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