Author Archives: Robert Fangmeyer

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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Is there a Solution to the Challenges in Health Care?

What does health care in the United States need? Well, according to a report released May 29 by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), U.S. health care organizations need “systems engineering.” In their letter to President … Continue reading

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A Peek Behind the Baldrige Curtain

I am sure that most of you heard the Baldrige news yesterday. What a great day! But this blog is not only about conveying congratulations to our newest role-model Baldrige Award recipients but giving a little perspective on the events … Continue reading

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Still Going Strong (Thanks Harry!)

Posted by Bob Fangmeyer It is obvious to most folks in the Baldrige community that the next director of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has a tough act to follow! Harry Hertz’s leadership ensured our program’s sustainability during his long … Continue reading

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One Hundred and Fifteen Million

Posted by Bob Fangmeyer No, that is not the latest Powerball Lottery jackpot, the daily addition to the budget deficit, or the number of times Charlie Sheen and Lindsey Lohan have been arrested. That is the number of employees who … Continue reading

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