Yearly Archives: 2015

Holiday Greeting from Blogrige and the Baldrige Program

The Blogrige team and all of us at the Baldrige Program wish to thank you for another outstanding year. Blogrige will return January 5, 2016.  Please join us then.  

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What It Takes to Improve City Government: A Leadership Perspective

By Christine Schaefer As a city leader, Tommy Gonzalez started using the Baldrige Excellence Framework to achieve operational excellence within a municipal government in 2008. In his role as manager of the City of Irving, Texas, at that time, Gonzalez … Continue reading

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Students from One Baldrige Community Learn Importance of Manufacturing

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Since 2012, Manufacturing Day has celebrated modern manufacturing to inspire the future U.S. workforce. In the Baldrige community, in alignment with the Baldrige mission to improve the competitiveness and performance of U.S. organizations for the benefit … Continue reading

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Baldrige Answers to Things Health Care CEOs Need to Know

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The Advisory Board recently came out with “The 10 Things CEOs Need to Know in 2015,” and much had a direct correlation with the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Health Care Criteria. Within the Baldrige framework are … Continue reading

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The One Who Kept Our Screens from Going Dark

By Christine Schaefer The only good news I can report about the imminent retirement of the Baldrige Program’s longstanding manager of IT security and support—Barb Uglik—is that she can soon look forward to entire weekends without getting any work-related calls … Continue reading

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