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Thomas-Schleifer

Thomas C. Schleifer

Industry Consultant, Professor

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03Jun 19

Overhead the Silent Killer

Overhead The Silent Killer I have rarely had much success talking to construction company management about overhead. Whenever I broach the subject of controlling overhead at one of my seminars,…

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20May 19

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning - By Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet  Without ever using the word “strategy” or “strategic thinking” or, God forbid, “strategic planning”, Dr. Kenn Sullivan and I…

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Thomas C. Schleifer, PhD

Tom Schleifer joined the construction industry at age 16 and brings more than 50 years of contracting and consulting experience to his presentation. He has Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in construction management from East Carolina University, and a Ph.D., in construction management, from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Schleifer’s experience includes serving as foreman, field superintendent, project manager, and vice president of a construction company which he owned with his brother. From 1976 to 1986 he was the Founder and President of the largest international consultancy firm serving the contract surety industry. View Full Resume

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