Category Archives: Education

What America Still Needs

Last week, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program released the 2017–2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit version). This booklet includes the 26th version of the Criteria for Performance Excellence published by the program since 1988. Although a lot has changed in the … Continue reading

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A School Board Improves Its Focus Using the Baldrige Framework

By Christine Schaefer This past Saturday (September 24, 2016) was a proud day for Greg Gibson, a member of the Judges Panel for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. As superintendent of Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (ISD) in Texas, … Continue reading

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Baldrige and the Significant Challenges Facing Public Schools

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Public schools across the country are facing significant challenges. Dr. Lisa Muller, assistant superintendent for Baldrige Award recipient Jenks Public Schools, says schools are dealing with an increase in student needs, while at the same time, … Continue reading

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“Just Doing Nothing Gets You Nothing”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey When just beginning something—be it a journey for improvement or an initiative to ensure you are prepared and fortified for unavoidable challenges—it’s best to start small, just one step at a time. At the upcoming Baldrige regional … Continue reading

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More Value for Business Students: Application of Knowledge and Critical Thinking

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey It’s always wonderful to hear not only how the Baldrige Excellence Framework is being taught in higher education—or used by higher education organizations either as a management framework or as the basis for accreditation standards—but … Continue reading

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