Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Large School District Shows the Way to Excellence

Posted by Christine Schaefer Those of us who work for the Baldrige Program don’t have to look far to find excellence in K-12 education. The community where our offices reside boasts one of the highest-performing school districts in the nation. … Continue reading

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99 and Counting . . .

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Attention applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest award for performance excellence; it’s time to polish up your application. If you apply for the 2013 application cycle, you have a very … Continue reading

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I Love My Wife

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Let me start by clearly stating that Fran and I have been married over forty years and I am very happily married. I have no interest in dating. But, much as I hope … Continue reading

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Specialists in All Things Baldrige

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Recently, a group of just over 50 management consultants who specialize in the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence were surveyed to explore whether there would be interest in formalizing a collaborative group to support the development … Continue reading

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If My Doctor Used the Baldrige Criteria, I’d Have a Flu Shot by Now

Posted by Christine Schaefer I recently went to my primary-care doctor to get a flu shot. Before venturing out for a very dissatisfying office visit, I called ahead to confirm that such shots are available on a walk-in basis. (I was put … Continue reading

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