Arthur M. Schneiderman
Schneiderman is an independent consultant on process management.
He works with senior executives in client organizations to help them
identify, map, characterize, control, improve and otherwise manage their most
critical value creating processes. His
clients include both small businesses ($5M per year) as well as multi-billion
dollar corporations and range from government and academic institutions to
management consulting, computer and biotech companies.
Art believes that successful organizational transformation is the job of
management and that he can best assist his clients by serving as a
coach/facilitator and independent resource to them.
From 1986 to 1993, Art was Vice President of Quality
and Productivity Improvement at Analog Devices,
Inc., the leading manufacturer
of precision linear integrated circuits. He
was responsible for planning, facilitating and supporting Analog's worldwide
implementation of Total Quality Management. In this role, he focused on developing TQM implementation
plans, performance measurements, the annual goal setting process, training and
education, and promotion activities. He was a member of ADI's Executive Council,
facilitated the Quality Steering Council (chaired by the CEO) and chaired the
TQM Implementation Council. He
reported to the CEO.
Art was a Senior Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and served on the Conference Board's US Quality Council II. He is a visiting fellow at the Centre for Business Performance at Cranfield University's School of Management (UK). He was on the design team for the Center for Quality Management, a Boston based consortium of more than 100 companies and academic affiliates. The CQM focuses on executive level networking and training and education in the area of TQM. He was an instructor-of-the-day in the Center's 6-Day Course for CEO's and Senior Executives. Art is a frequent presenter at conferences on process improvement (both incremental and stepwise), goal setting and performance measurement and the use of information support systems. He has also authored several articles concerning quality goal setting (the half-life concept), quality costs, and non-financial performance measures. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Cost Management.
Analog Devices, Art spent six years as a consultant with Bain &
international consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and
implementation. Before that, he was
Principal Research Scientist at AVCO Everett Research Laboratory where over a
fifteen-year period he directed several aerospace R&D programs.
Art also spent a year on the research staff of the
System Dynamics Group
at the MIT Sloan School of Management where he did research in economic
Art is a graduate of MIT with a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Management from MIT's Sloan School of Management. He has participated in many seminars and workshops related to process management.
Last modified: August 13, 2006