Monthly Archives: June 2015

A Map for Total Performance

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey No one can deny that there are plenty of quality tools out there to improve performance—of a team, of a process, of a product—but to integrate those tools and know where to apply them for … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Excellence Framework for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care

Posted by Christine Schaefer Following is an interview with Baldrige alumnus examiner Christopher E. Laxton, executive director of AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (formerly the American Medical Directors Association). Laxton compares the Baldrige Excellence Framework (which includes … Continue reading

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For Manufacturers, Baldrige Could be the “Cure” for Focusing on the Future (Part II)

This blog continues from part I. Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey How Manufacturers Use the Baldrige Criteria to Focus on the Future (continued) Baldrige Award recipient Lockheed Martin Missions and Fire Controls (MFC), a $7 billion dollar business, manufactures high-precision … Continue reading

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For Manufacturers, Baldrige Could be the “Cure” for Focusing on the Future

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The Recession and U.S. Manufacturing When the recession hit in the early 2000s, Michael Garvey left his fast-paced life trading equities on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to help save the “family … Continue reading

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Change Management, Social Media, and CEO’s

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Given the challenge, I can relate any three topics to each other! However, in the case of change management, social media, and CEO’s, there is a strong relationship that is reinforced by concepts … Continue reading

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