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Jerry Parish

Professor Emeritus

Department of  Engineering & Technology

Texas A&M University - Commerce
Commerce, Texas 75429 - 3011
Phone: 903-886-5474
Fax: 903-886-5650
Email: Jerry.Parish@tamuc.edu

Teaching:

Graduate level courses in: Management of Technology, Leadership, Agility, Productivity and Safety Management.

Professional Activities:

  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) - Senior Member
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS)
  • International Association for Management of Technology (MOT)
  • National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) - Senior Member
  • Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT)
  • Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)
  • Member Technology Business Council-Richardson, TX
  • Member North Texas Commission (NTC)
  • Hunt County Alliance
  • Academy of Management
  • Member of Sachse Economic Development Corporation

Scholarly Works (SELECTED):

Publications

  • "High Technology Courses for Industrial Technology", Journal of Industrial Technology,
  • "Machinable Wax: The Universal Material for Industrial Technology", Journal of Industrial Technology,
  • "Reducing Material Cost in Metallurgical Laboratories", School Shop,
  • "Shift from Traditional Industrial Arts Teacher Education to Industrial Technology", Journal of Epsilon Pi Tau,
  • "Acronyms: Communication Problems", Journal of Industrial Technology,
  • "Managing the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard", Book of Proceedings-International Conference on Management of Technology,
  • "History of Industrial Technology",contributing reader/editor, Published by the National Association of Industrial Technology,
  • "Technology Impact on Productivity in Small Manufacturing Industries",Book of Proceedings-International Conference on Management of Technology,
  • "Engineering Technology: In the 21st Century",TASET
  • "Distance Education in Engineering Technology: Status Report", Conference Proceedings - American Society for Engineering Education /Gulf-Southwest Section,
  • "Agile Manufacturing: Vision of the 21st Century",Conference Proceedings-National Association of Industrial Technology,
  • "Paradigm Shift to Agile Manufacturing",The International Journal of Agile Manufacturing,
  • "Learning in the Future: Technology & Change,"Conference Proceeding: American Society for Engineering Education,
  • "Agile Organizations: Overcoming Learned Helpessness,"The International Journal of Agile Manufacturing,
  • "Leadership and the Agile Organization",The International Journal of Agile Manufacturing,
  • "Leadership & Quality in the New Century", Conference Proceedings: Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
  • "Agile Organization: Improving value through Six Sigma"
    Conference Preceding: Business And Leadership symposium.

Paper Presentations

  • "Motivating Your Students", Louisiana Vocational Association Conference.
  • "Industrial Technology": On the Cutting Edge", Rotary Club.
  • "Trends in Housing", Home Economist In Business Conference.
  • "Educating Drafters-Survey Results", American Institute for Design and Drafting Conference.
  • "Shift from Traditional Industrial Arts Teacher Education to Industrial Technology", Mississippi Valley Industrial Education Conference.
  • "Issues Facing Teacher Education", Georgia Home Economics Association Conference.
  • "Industrial Technology at Berry College", Rotary Club.
  • Chair and Discussant for session titled "Challenges of American Business Education", Association of Private Enterprise Education(APEE) Conference.
  • "Teacher Liability in the Laboratory",INTERFACE '90-Humanities and Technology Conference.
  • "Managing the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard", International Conference on Management of Technology.
  • "Technological Effects on Small Manufacturing Companies", INTERFACE '93-Humanities and Technology Conference.
  • "Technology Impact on Productivity in Small Manufacturing Industries", International Conference on Management of Technology.
  • "Distance Education in Engineering Technology: Status Report", American Society for Engineering Education/Gulf-Southwest Section.
  • "Agile Manufacturing: What is it?", Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
  • "Agile Manufacturing", Association for Systems Management.
  • "Agile Manufacturing: Vision of the 21st Century", National Association of Industrial Technology Convention.
  • "Paradigm Shift to Agile Manufacturing", International Conference on Agile Manufacturing.
  • "Learning in the Future: Technology & Change", American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • "Agile"Organizations: Overcoming Learned Helplessness",International Conference on Agile Manufacturing.
  • "Leadership and the Agile Organization",The National Business & Economics Society Conference.
  • "Leadership & Quality in the New-Century", Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Conference.
  • "Agile Organization: Improving value through Six Sigma" Conference Preceding: Business And Leadership symposium.

Honors

  • Recipient, "Outstanding Regional Director" award from the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT).
  • Recipient, "President's Award for outstanding Leadership in the field of Industrial Technology" from the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT).
  • Certified Senior Industrial Technologist (NAIT).
  • Recipient, "NAIT Exemplary Service Award for contributions to the NAIT Accreditation Program".
  • Recipient, Epsilon Pi Tau, Laureate Citation.
  • President of the National Association of Industrial Technology University Division.
  • Chair, National Association of Industrial Technology Executive Board.
  • Chair, National Association of Industrial Technology Board of Accreditation.

Grants

  • Combined total of $459,000.
  • $1.8 million in Special Item Request-Legislative.