Monthly Archives: July 2014

Interest in Certification Doesn’t Meet Threshold

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In the spring, ASQ, in collaboration with the Baldrige Program and the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, developed and distributed an electronic market survey to test interest in a Baldrige certification. For … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A New Honor for a Baldrige Education Leader

Posted by Christine Schaefer Last week, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday—a member of the Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—was named the 2014 Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards … Continue reading

Posted in Baldrige Award Recipients, Baldrige Examiners, Education, Leadership | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

What Your Board of Directors Needs to Get Better

Posted by Christine Schaefer   What does a high-performing board of directors do? A McKinsey Quarterly article published in April described a progression in the scope of activities of governance boards reflecting higher levels of engagement. Authors Chinta Bhagat and … Continue reading

Posted in Baldrige Criteria, Business, Education, Health Care, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(Automotive) Quality Professional of the Year

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Last month, the ASQ Automotive Division named Geri Markley, executive director of Michigan Performance Excellence, as the 2013 Quality Professional of the Year. Markley said that Michigan Performance Excellence, a member of the Baldrige-based Alliance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Baldrige Competitiveness in Puerto Rico

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Small businesses in Puerto Rico are becoming more competitive, more sustainable, more global, and many of them have Carmen Martí and the Baldrige Criteria to thank. For three years, the Puerto Rico Small Business and … Continue reading

Posted in Baldrige Award Process, Baldrige Criteria, Baldrige State & Local Programs, Business, Customer Focus, Leadership, Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management, Operations Focus, Performance Results, Small Business, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments