Category Archives: Baldrige News

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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“A Bold Vision for Community Health”: Use Framework to Align Resources, Improvements

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey  Teenage pregnancy, obesity/lack of physical activity, drug use, and student drop-out rates are all issues on which Baldrige Award recipient Charleston Area Medical Center Health System (CAMCHS) has been working directly with its community for … 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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Update on Communities of Excellence 2026

By Christine Schaefer What’s the latest on the initiative launched last year to create “an archipelago” of high-performing communities in the United States using a framework based on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence? I recently asked Stephanie Norling, managing … Continue reading

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What Is It Like to Train as an Examiner?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey For years, professionals with a passion for continuous improvement have taken advantage of a program that allows them to train like Baldrige examiners–to get to the very heart of operational excellence and to be world-class assessors of … Continue reading

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