Monthly Archives: July 2012

Daredevils, Intelligent Risk, a Supportive Environment, and Innovation

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon In my May Insights column, I proposed a formula for innovation, I = IR + SE. Innovation is the sum of intelligent risk taking (IR) and a supportive environment (SE). You can imagine my surprise … Continue reading

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Baldrige . . . Made in the USA

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The Made in the USA Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting products made in the United States, developing legislation supporting U.S. businesses and industry, and pursuing litigation against those misusing the “Made in the USA” … Continue reading

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How to Use Baldrige to Value Your Customers

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Aleut. Inupiaq. Eyak. Gwich’in Athabascan. Siberian Yupik. Haida. Yup’ik. Tsimshian. Tlingit. Ahtna Athabascan. Alutiiq. Dena’ina Athabascan. English. These are just some of the cultures and languages in the population served by 2011 Baldrige Award recipient Southcentral … Continue reading

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Wasting Away Again in Waitingsville!

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Ah, if only I had a margarita, while I wasted away waiting for my turn. It all started when I read a commentary on Wasting Away in Juryville. The commentary by Mike Micklewright … Continue reading

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