Monthly Archives: September 2011

And a Great Group of Fellows They Are

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon The first year of the Baldrige Executive Fellows program is now history. The first cohort of Fellows graduated at the Baldrige regional conference in Kansas City, MO on September 13, 2011. The class … Continue reading

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Could the MBA Become an MPE?

Posted by Zara Brunner What if a Master of Performance Excellence (MPE) Degree Program existed?  Would you enroll?  And what could you learn from it? Confident that they have identified an idea whose time has come, Loyola University New Orleans College of Business … Continue reading

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The Verdict Is In — Baldrige Is About Revenue and Jobs — Part 2

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon While I believed the data were impressive in my first Blogrige post on this topic, a number of you asked me to prove it. So we have been looking for comparative data. While … Continue reading

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Baldrige 20/20: A New Book for Senior Leaders

Posted by Christine Schaefer “Without a crystal ball, how can you make sound decisions now that will steer your organization toward success on the road ahead?” That’s the question at the start of Baldrige 20/20: An Executive’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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A Passing Fad—Not!

Posted by Pamela Wong You’ve probably heard someone somewhere describe Baldrige as a “flavor of the month.” Our award winners, however, quickly dispel that judgment. Take, for example, the University of Wisconsin–Stout, which in 2001 became the first university to … Continue reading

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