Author Archives: Robert Fangmeyer

What America Still Needs (Part 2)

In my last blog, I talked about the role of the Baldrige Excellence Framework and Criteria for Performance Excellence in enabling organizations of all kinds to achieve sustainable high performance. As I stated, a critical factor in this is the … Continue reading

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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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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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Organizational Excellence in the Cyber-Risky Age

In August of 1987 Congress created a public-private partnership that spawned a global movement, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. This small program was given a great big purpose: to improve the quality and performance of U.S. businesses so as to improve our … Continue reading

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What is Baldrige Becoming? The Right Choice for Any Organization

Posted by Bob Fangmeyer This week, we officially released the 2015-2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework: A Systems Approach to Improving Your Organization’s Performance. This is the first time in the 27-year history of the Baldrige Program that the booklet containing the … Continue reading

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