Category Archives: Community

Baldrige Award Judges’ Panel: Interview with New Member John Molenda

By Christine Schaefer In just two weeks, the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet to decide which 2017 Baldrige Award applicants will receive site visits as part of the process for identifying national role models. Of the 12 … Continue reading

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Focus on the Baldrige Board of Overseers: Reatha Clark King

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Like other federal programs, the Baldrige Program is overseen by an advisory committee whose members are appointed by a cabinet member of the Presidential administration; in our case, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. By charter, the Baldrige Board … Continue reading

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Baldrige Award Judges’ Panel: Interview with New Member Eric Fletcher

By Christine Schaefer Four new judges were appointed to the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award this year. Following is an interview of Eric Fletcher, who is senior vice president of strategy, marketing, and business development for Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, Virginia. … 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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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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