Monthly Archives: June 2010

A Time to Reflect

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I am a cheerleader for all that is good about our great country! I still get chills at patriotic events. The Baldrige Award ceremony always brings a lump in my throat, as we … Continue reading

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Kick-Back with a Baldrige Video and Popcorn

Posted by Zara Brunner If you are in the market for free, educational resources, look no further.  The Baldrige Program’s YouTube Playlist has close to three dozen different video products that can help your organization’s improvement efforts. You’ll find: An overview … Continue reading

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Free to Benchmark You and Me

By Dawn Marie Bailey Have you ever thought that how you benchmark may say something about your organization? How what you benchmark may provide a measurement for what your organization wants to be? For example, do you want to be industry best, industry … Continue reading

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It’s Baldrige Criteria Revision Season….

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon …And I am energized! We have been receiving suggestions for revisions from Examiners at Examiner training in May and are now seeking input through our LinkedIn site. Bob Fangmeyer has posted a blog … Continue reading

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Are the Criteria Still Relevant Today for U.S. Manufacturers?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Although some reports indicate that the economy is improving, I find it disheartening that many U.S. manufacturing jobs lost could simply be gone for good. The world economy is changing, and many jobs have changed or simply moved on. … Continue reading

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