|Dr. Fisher is a multi-year veteran of the Board of Examiners for the prestigious
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and has judged quality performance based on the
Baldrige criteria for more than 100 leading organizations worldwide. He has traveled
throughout the world in helping organizations with awards similar to the Baldrige Award.
is the author and co-author of a number of books. Among these are The Simplified
Baldrige Award Organization Assessment, Demystifying Baldrige, Measuring Up to the
Baldrige, Baldrige on Campus, and The Baldrige Workbook for Healthcare. In
addition, he serves on numerous quality boards throughout the United States.
Dr. Fisher's twenty years of management development experience includes consulting on
corporate training and productivity improvement programs for several of the world's
largest corporations. His experience and his understanding of the comtemporary workplace
and its workers add special insight to the PATS on-the-job training program.
Dr. Fisher was appointed to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of
the Quality Observer International News Magazine and he serves on the Board of
Judges of the International Who's Who in Quality.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors and one of six judges for
the Tennessee Quality Award, a member of the Advisory Board and the Panel of Judges for
the Commonwealth of Kentucky Quality Award, and serves as a Judge for the Greater Memphis
Award for Quality.
In addition to these appointments, he has served on both the
President's Quality Award Program panel of judges in Washington and was selected as one of
eight senior judges for the U. S. Air Force Quality Award. He is a consultant to the
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). He is also
involved in a National Project on developing their Baldrige based Management Achievement
Award (MAA) for American colleges and universities.
For more about Dr. Fisher and PATS, read the transcript of a radio interview made in conjunction with the publication of Only