Yearly Archives: 2013

Happy Holidays from Blogrige

Dear Blogrige readers: We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and will return with a new Blogrige posting on January 7, 2014.  If you have not done so already, please view our holiday card. Best wishes, The Baldrige Performance Excellence … Continue reading

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The Global Business Value of the Baldrige Model

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In late fall, Sri Lanka announced its national quality award winners for 2013 in the large- scale manufacturing category. Among them was Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Limited (CCBSL). The annual Sri Lanka National Quality Award is … Continue reading

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Not All Results Are Created Equal

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon The selection of words used in the Criteria for Performance Excellence is by design, i.e., in general there is a deliberate intent with the words used and the order in which they are presented. While … Continue reading

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A Unique Volunteer Opportunity

On Thanksgiving, my husband and I volunteered at a local nursing home. We were not aware of our volunteer tasks before we arrived at the facility, but once we met with organizers, we were assigned to areas where help was … Continue reading

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More than One Hundred Examples of Excellence

Posted by Christine Schaefer There is something about reaching the number “100” that seems to inspire celebrations. The news media often fetes senior citizens on their centenarian birthdays. Many organizations host 100th-anniversary events to mark their century milestones. And on a personal note, my five-year-old has … Continue reading

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