Category Archives: Baldrige Criteria

From Take Work to Make Work

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon For me, it started with e-mail on my laptop computer, progressed to cell phones, and then to text messages. When I accepted my first managerial position, I took work home with me and … Continue reading

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Innovative Leadership Behaviors, Customized for You

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey How can you develop as an innovative leader? A recent Harvard Business Review article by Katherine Graham-Leviss looked at “The 5 Skills that Innovative Leaders Have in Common,” and the author provides behavioral suggestions for those skills. But how do … Continue reading

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Where Business Students Use the Baldrige Framework to Solve Real-World Problems

By Christine Schaefer When Tamieka Jameson graduated with her doctorate in business administration (DBA) recently, she also celebrated the completion of a consulting capstone in which she helped a nonprofit organization address a strategic challenge it was facing. Jameson used … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Provide the Best Assessment Possible

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey How can you provide the best assessment possible? First, you need to understand what/whom you are assessing. For the Baldrige Program, in alignment with its mission, that means understanding the organization being assessed, either for a Malcolm … Continue reading

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Baldrige Examiners as Ambassadors: Spotlight on Marlene Yanovsky

By Christine Schaefer Seasoned Baldrige examiners often act as vocal advocates—sometimes giving formal presentations as “Baldrige ambassadors”—for the Baldrige Program. Whether they work as management consultants or in wide-ranging professions within business, health care, education, or nonprofit organizations, Baldrige examiners … Continue reading

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