Monthly Archives: July 2010

Can You Count to Ten?

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon The Baldrige Cheermudgeon is back from a wonderful vacation in Glacier National Park and Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada. While the east coast of the United States was sweltering in 100 … Continue reading

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Putting Employee Safety First

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey   Can a CEO who puts employee safety first still operate a sustainable and profitable organization? The National Safety Council says absolutely! "When leaders value safety, engage with employees, and implement best practices, they are able to produce … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2010 Baldrige Fellows!

  Posted by Bob Fangmeyer “The Baldrige Fellows Program is the only executive leadership fellowship that provides one-on-one access to Baldrige Award recipients and the opportunity to learn role model management strategies from these high-performing executives. Your participation in this … Continue reading

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Corporate DNA: Is There a Litmus Test?

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon For a person, DNA testing is scientific and pretty irrefutable. You cannot hide from the evidence. But what about a corporation? Is there a litmus test for corporate DNA? I’ll get back to … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg; Self-Assessment, Feedback, or the Award?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey   This year, 83 organizations applied for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for performance excellence. They used the Criteria for Performance Excellence as the basis for their Award applications. But in … Continue reading

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