Monthly Archives: November 2012

Baldrige in Education: Roots and Reasons for Hope

By Christine Schaefer How did a quality awards program originally aimed at helping U.S. manufacturers become more competitive evolve to help school districts and other education institutions improve their performance, too? Long story, and it starts before 1999, when Congress expanded the eligibility of the Baldrige … Continue reading

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A Time for Thanks

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Allow me a personal posting for a change. It is a time for giving thanks and showing gratitude for all that’s good in our lives. And I have much to be thankful for … Continue reading

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What’s So Exciting about the Baldrige Awards

Posted by Christine Schaefer The late Letitia Baldrige once said, “The Baldrige Award Program is still one of the best in the entire maelstrom of awards. There’s the Nobel Prize, the Oscars, and all that, but the Baldrige Award is … Continue reading

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How to Use Baldrige to Get a Competitive Advantage

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey “Before starting our Baldrige journey, we were working our butts off,” said Ken Schiller, co-owner and president of Baldrige Award recipient K&N Management. “We didn’t know how we were doing, probably above average. . . . Efforts … Continue reading

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A Global Celebration of Quality

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey From innovation in Finland, to the fight against blindness in India, to health care in Saudi Arabia, quality around the world is something to celebrate and recognize. Add your input and join the Global Quality … Continue reading

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