Category Archives: Baldrige State & Local Programs

How to be a High-Reliability Organization to Ensure Future Success

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey A perfect storm is churning through the health care industry, which has seen declining reimbursement, increased public reporting of performance data, and increased media coverage on preventable patient safety issues. In order to be successful, … Continue reading

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“Advice for the Path to Business Performance Excellence”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Amid the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and among the dramatic canyons and whitewater rapids of the Colorado River, there is a state that takes its business performance excellence seriously. In an exclusive ebook, underwritten by Baldrige … Continue reading

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A Pillar of the Baldrige Community

Posted by Christine Schaefer Dr. James Tew is widely respected within the Baldrige community in his home state of Texas. He also is held in high regard for his contributions to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) starting from the … Continue reading

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State Senator Says Organizations Already Hold the Key to Long-Term Improvement

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey A long-term quality management system is the key for organizations to improve and be accountable, believes State Senator Mark Miloscia, who represents Washington state’s 30th legislative district and who is also a current Baldrige examiner and former state examiner … Continue reading

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School Boards and the Baldrige Framework = Excellent Results

By Christine Schaefer The 2013 Baldrige Award-winning Pewaukee School District of Wisconsin began using the Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (part of the Baldrige Excellence Framework) at the prompting of a school board member, according to its superintendent, JoAnn Sternke. Larry … Continue reading

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