Monthly Archives: April 2013

Something Happened When We Applied “Baldrige”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey “MESA was a growing successful company before we heard the word ‘Baldrige,’” said Terry May, CEO and president of MESA, a 2012 Baldrige Award recipient. “But something happened between 2002 and 2006 [when MESA began weaving … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control: Excellence Founded on Engaged Employees

Posted by Christine Schaefer The journey to excellence of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) might be traced all the way back to the company’s beginning in 1999. The 2012 Baldrige Award-winning manufacturer, based in Grand Prairie, Texas, was … Continue reading

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With Humility, a Goal, and a Dream, Imagine the Excellence that Can be Achieved

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey “When it comes to excellence and achievement, never give up,” said Dr. Ben Carson, acclaimed director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, as part of his keynote address at the 25th … Continue reading

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We Thank You! An Appreciation Ceremony for Examiners

Posted by Christine Schaefer The Baldrige Program can never take for granted the key work that hundreds of trained volunteers carry out each year to support the annual Baldrige Award process. That’s why the program hosts an appreciation ceremony for all … Continue reading

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The Secret of Success . . . It’s All About the Culture

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey For a leader of a role-model health system, the secret of success is an aligned culture, said CEO and President John Heer of 2012 Baldrige Award recipient North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS). “Create a culture/environment that … Continue reading

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