Monthly Archives: July 2013

How do you Baldrige?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey What’s in a word? And I’m thinking of a particular word, of course, “Baldrige.” If your organization has adopted the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence and begun exploring their Core Values and items, do you say you do … Continue reading

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When Agility Is Painful (A Light-Hearted View of the Baldrige Core Values)

Posted by Christine Schaefer “Remember, agility is one of our core values!” That’s how a co-worker wrapped up the news of our organization’s planned migration to a new software suite for e-mail and other communication systems. This is how some of us … Continue reading

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Improvements and Learning from Community to Community

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The community is where we live, where we work, where we shop, where our kids go to school, where we seek health care, where we volunteer for or receive services from nonprofits. Who wouldn’t want community … Continue reading

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Is Baldrige a Part of NASA Rocket Launches?

Using the language and implementing the core values of the Baldrige Criteria is a way of doing business for Robert Ellison from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Cape Canaveral, FL.  As Chief of the Technical Management Division, Safety & … Continue reading

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A Small Business Employer-of-Choice for High Performers

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey “Good people make us great; we cannot afford not to make that investment,” said Jami Lummus, human resources manager at MESA, a 2012 Baldrige Award recipient. The small business, which designs, manufactures, and installs cathodic … Continue reading

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