Monthly Archives: January 2016

Where to Find Guidance to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Not too long ago, Industry Week hosted a webinar “Five Characteristics for Competitive Advantage: What Discrete Manufacturers Need to Grow and Flourish,” and those five characteristics just happen to line up with the management practices found … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Learn How to Use the Baldrige Framework

By Christine Schaefer Following are four ways you can get started learning how to use the Baldrige Excellence Framework to make your organization more successful: Subscribe to the Baldrige Program’s twice-weekly blogs (Blogrige). Yes, you are already here on the … Continue reading

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International Inspiration from Baldrige

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Stories around the world support the assertion that the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria are the world standard for performance excellence*. The framework, as well as the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award that uses the Criteria as … Continue reading

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A Leadership Retreat for a Company Under Fire

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Recent news has been flooded with stories of companies accused of corporate greed, bucking regulations, reporting losses in the U.S. (thus not paying taxes) but profits overseas, privatizing what they are doing using data and research … Continue reading

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How the Baldrige Foundation’s Chair Has Used the Framework to Support Business Success

By Christine Schaefer George Benson is a longtime business professor and former dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and the Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Most recently, he was president … Continue reading

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