Author Archives: Christine Schaefer

A Doctor Who Launched an Innovative Surgery Center during His Baldrige Fellowship

By Christine Schaefer Dr. Brett Simon’s learning experiences as a Baldrige Executive Fellow in the 2014–2015 cohort paralleled his on-the-job learning at the start of his leadership of a new, groundbreaking cancer treatment facility. In the following interview, he shares … Continue reading

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Baldrige Award Judges’ Panel: Interview with New Member Mary Kay Fyda-Mar

By Christine Schaefer Next Wednesday, the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet to decide which 2017 Baldrige Award applicants will receive site visits as part of the process for identifying national role models. Of the 12 judges on … Continue reading

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Baldrige Award Judges’ Panel: Interview with New Member John Molenda

By Christine Schaefer In just two weeks, the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet to decide which 2017 Baldrige Award applicants will receive site visits as part of the process for identifying national role models. Of the 12 … Continue reading

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Baldrige Award Judges’ Panel: Interview with New Member Eric Fletcher

By Christine Schaefer Four new judges were appointed to the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award this year. Following is an interview of Eric Fletcher, who is senior vice president of strategy, marketing, and business development for Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Where Business Students Use the Baldrige Framework to Solve Real-World Problems

By Christine Schaefer When Tamieka Jameson graduated with her doctorate in business administration (DBA) recently, she also celebrated the completion of a consulting capstone in which she helped a nonprofit organization address a strategic challenge it was facing. Jameson used … Continue reading

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