Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Guide for When to Embrace Risk for Value

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Should an organization embrace risk or spend millions of dollars a year to avoid it? How do you know when which strategy is best? Considerations for such thinking are covered in the Baldrige Excellence Framework, … Continue reading

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A School Board Improves Its Focus Using the Baldrige Framework

By Christine Schaefer This past Saturday (September 24, 2016) was a proud day for Greg Gibson, a member of the Judges Panel for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. As superintendent of Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (ISD) in Texas, … Continue reading

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Will Social Technologies Drive Business Model Innovation?

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I recently read a McKinsey article on the evolution of social technology use by companies. The article was based on surveys of 2700 global executives spanning the years 2005 to 2015. The results … Continue reading

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Baldrige Cyber—A New Era in the Baldrige Program Begins!

“Our goal is to empower [organizations] of every size and every sector with the right tools to secure themselves in a [cyber] threat landscape that is ever-evolving. Static, checklist-style compliance just won’t do. In business and in government, we all … Continue reading

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Bringing a Systems Approach to U.S. Population Health

By Christine Schaefer “Our proposed framework would improve how we monitor and manage health for the U.S. population. Essentially, it translates the Baldrige framework to address U.S. population health.”                       … Continue reading

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