Yearly Archives: 2016

Holiday Greetings from Blogrige and the Baldrige Program – 2016

2016 Baldrige Holiday Card PDF The Blogrige team and all of us at the Baldrige Program wish to thank you for another outstanding year. Blogrige will return on January 5, 2017. Please join us then.

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What America Still Needs

Last week, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program released the 2017–2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit version). This booklet includes the 26th version of the Criteria for Performance Excellence published by the program since 1988. Although a lot has changed in the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Baldrige Examiner: Chris Mitchell

By Christine Schaefer While the annual online application for the 2017 Board of Examiners is open (until January 9, 6 p.m., ET), we are featuring another interview this week of a Baldrige examiner who has served in recent years. Competitively selected, … Continue reading

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Where to Find Happy Employees

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The 30th annual QP Salary Survey, which appears in the December 2016 issue of ASQ’s Quality Progress, contains evidence that “an organization that pays attention to quality seems likelier to have happy employees.” In particular, one table, “Likelihood … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Business-Changing Journey for Small Businesses

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Many economists have surmised that the health of U.S. small businesses is key to the health of the U.S. economy. In fact, a Forbes article by Ian Shepherdson, “Small Businesses Are The (Missing) Key To … Continue reading

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