Monthly Archives: February 2014

What’s Boosting Government Performance in Tennessee

Posted by Christine Schaefer  Next week in Tennessee, one city, two government agencies, and 11 units of a third agency will be among the organizations receiving state-level Baldrige awards for the results and improvements they’ve achieved in recent years using the … Continue reading

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Boiling the Ocean: How a Manufacturer Leveraged the Criteria to Improve its Supply Chain

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey How to Boil the Ocean In 2012, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) participated in the Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. As part of the program, John Varley and the other Fellows were given homework: identify a significant … Continue reading

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Business Lost—and Help Found

Posted by Christine Schaefer Ever read about a business failure and felt passionate about ways the organization could have avoided it? Consider the case of a large company that suffered a huge loss after a major customer switched to a competitor for future business. Reading the details in the news, I quickly … Continue reading

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