Armand V. Feigenbaum Nacio en Fue Gerente de manufactura y control de calidad a nivel mundial de General Electric por mas. Dr. Armand V. Feigenbaum, the developer of “Total Quality Control” concept, was President and CEO of General Systems Company, which he founded in Armand Vallin Feigenbaum was an American quality control expert and businessman.[3] He devised the concept of Total Quality Control which inspired Total.

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Feigenbaum grew from an entry-level pre-college job to be the hands-on manager of quality as the Company-wide Manager of Manufacturing Operations and Quality Control at the General Electric Company in New York City. He introduced the concept first in an article in Inwhile a doctoral student at MIT, Dr. Feigenbaum wrote the first edition of his book Total Quality Control. That is — in every factory a certain proportion of its capacity is wasted through not getting it right the first time.

At that time, this was an unbelievable figure; even today some managers are still to learn that this is a figure not too far removed from the truth.

Armand V. Feigenbaum

The several editions of Total Quality Control have been published in more than f.feigenbaum languages including French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Russian, and are widely used throughout the world as a foundation for management practice. Equally important, far more than General Systems Company clients have benefitted from his intellect, creativity and experience.


Feigenbaum see bioa v.feigenbamu GE engineer and manager, setting a new direction for innovation in management in the twenty first century not only in industry but also in health care, education, public administration and technology. The book has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, in several other languages biografoa an edition in India. Feigenbaum has been exceptionally generous, sharing his concepts, processes and implementation knowledge through numerous books, articles, interviews, keynotes and leadership as President of such groups as the American Society for Quality ASQ and the International Academy for Quality IAQ.

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The first award was presented on Nov. Liu received this medal in recognition of his promotion of total quality management TQM in China for more than 50 years during which time biogracia accomplished many firsts.

Member of the Advisory Group of the U. Army, and twice served as general chairman of a system-wide evaluation of the quality assurance activities of the U. Feigenbaum was awarded the Medaille G.

Borel by Biobrafia, the first American to be so honored, in recognition of his international leadership of quality as well as his contributions to France.

Feigenbaum Massachusetts Quality Award to annually recognize the business organizations displaying the strongest competitive leadership. Established the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation at the Berkshire Museum which celebrates the leadership of Berkshire-based global innovators and the principles through which they brought leadership.


Established Feigenbaum Forum at Union College for discussion of liberal arts and engineering education. Awarded annually the Feigenbaum Scholarship in Engineering and Technology to the outstanding graduating senior of the Pittsfield high schools. Please click the button below to start the grant application process.

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Home About Grants Press Contact. The elements of total quality to enable a totally customer focus internal and external Quality is the customers perception of what quality is, not what a company thinks it is. Quality and cost are the same not different.

Quality is an individual and team commitment. Quality and innovation are interrelated and mutually beneficial. Managing Quality is managing the business. Quality is a principal. Quality is not a temporary or quick fix but a continuous process of improvement. Productivity gained by cost effective demonstrably beneficial Quality investment.

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Implement Quality by encompassing suppliers and customers in the system. Major contributor to the Colonial Theatre Restoration in Pittsfield. Home About Contact Privacy Terms.