Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Exceptional Student Focus of a 2015 Baldrige Award-Winning School

By Christine Schaefer The Charter School of San Diego (CSSD)—part of the public school district of San Diego County—provides a personalized education program for each of the approximately 4,000 students it serves annually. The school’s exceptional focus on individual students … Continue reading

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State Senator Says Organizations Already Hold the Key to Long-Term Improvement

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey A long-term quality management system is the key for organizations to improve and be accountable, believes State Senator Mark Miloscia, who represents Washington state’s 30th legislative district and who is also a current Baldrige examiner and former state examiner … Continue reading

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Baldrige Philosophy Adopted and Adapted

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon In a recent conversation with Gary Floss, a former chair of the Baldrige Panel of Judge and current Alumnus Examiner, I learned about the work of Arnie Weimerskirch and the Veritas Institute at … Continue reading

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2016 World’s Most Ethical Includes Baldrige Recipients

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Among honorees from 21 countries, 5 continents, and 45 industries, several Baldrige Award-winning organizations (as well as other organizations on Baldrige journeys) made the Ethisphere Institute’s 2016 “The World’s Most Ethical Companies” list of just … Continue reading

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The “Great Value” of the Baldrige Framework to a University

By Christine Schaefer The University of Wisconsin–Stout earned the first Baldrige Award in higher education in 2001. Dr. Meridith Drzakowski worked at the state university that year as an institutional planner. Today she is the assistant chancellor for planning, assessment, … Continue reading

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