Monthly Archives: May 2015

In Praise of Baldrige Examiners

By Christine Schaefer What motivates more than 400 professionals from a variety of sectors to individually contribute an average of at least 100 hours every summer to examine the performance of U.S. organizations applying for the Baldrige Award? Patriotic duty … Continue reading

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Colvin on World-Class Performance, Now and as the Computers Take Over

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Audience members at the recent Quest for Excellence® Conference were asked to ponder two questions from keynote speaker Geoff Colvin senior editor at large for Fortune magazine: Where does world-class performance really come from? and … Continue reading

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The Baldrige Approach to Innovation

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon The Baldrige Excellence Framework, as a systems perspective, has taken a holistic approach to the important topic of innovation. This perspective comprises a Core Value and Concept, Managing for Innovation, and numerous considerations … Continue reading

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