Category Archives: Impact of Baldrige

11 Examples of How the Baldrige Excellence Framework Strengthens Colleges and Universities

By Christine Schaefer Did you know that the first post-secondary education organization to earn a Baldrige Award—the nation’s highest honor for U.S. organizations that achieve excellence—is a four-year state university in the Midwest? The University of Wisconsin–Stout (see profile in … Continue reading

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11 Examples of How the Baldrige Excellence Framework Strengthens K-12 Schools

By Christine Schaefer The first two U.S. public school districts to earn Baldrige Awards—the nation’s highest honor for U.S. organizations that achieve excellence—showed that role-model performance can be achieved in elementary and secondary education schools and systems of wide-ranging sizes, … Continue reading

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12 Examples of How Baldrige Executive Fellows Are Leading Innovation

By Christine Schaefer Do you remember reading here a few years ago about the manufacturing company that, drawing on the Baldrige Excellence Framework, initiated a strategy to engage senior leaders of competitor companies to share ideas and benchmark performance so … Continue reading

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Engaging Physicians in Changing Organizations: A Baldrige Fellow’s Systems Approach

Posted by Christine Schaefer As a U.S. health care executive, Eric Moll has observed firsthand what he describes as the “massive shifts in health care delivery and payment” occurring throughout the nation in recent years. When Moll became a Baldrige … Continue reading

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Baldrige Principles Bring Organizational Change, Learning to National Guard

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey What are the benefits and challenges of starting a Baldrige-based program from scratch in your organization? Lt. Col. Rory Thompson started such a program at the Idaho Army National Guard. In this blog, he shares … Continue reading

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