Category Archives: Nonprofit

Using Baldrige to Support Our Military, Veterans

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Support of the U.S. military and our Veterans has always been a core value for Americans. And for the nonpartisan Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, when nonprofit organizations became eligible for the Baldrige Award in 2007, … Continue reading

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Where Improving Results Means Saving More Lives

By Christine Schaefer Last spring, Mid-America Transplant was honored as the first organ and tissue procurement organization in America to earn the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for excellence. In the days following the national award ceremony in Baltimore, leaders … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Baldrige Examiner: Chris Mitchell

By Christine Schaefer While the annual online application for the 2017 Board of Examiners is open (until January 9, 6 p.m., ET), we are featuring another interview this week of a Baldrige examiner who has served in recent years. Competitively selected, … Continue reading

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How the Baldrige Framework Is Helping Rural U.S. Communities

By Christine Schaefer In preparing to share here how the Baldrige Excellence Framework is being used to support community vitality in a rural region of Missouri, I’ve been thinking of how quintessentially American the Communities of Excellence 2026 (COE 2026) … Continue reading

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When a Community Profiles Itself: What We’re Learning

By Christine Schaefer Baldrige Award recipients and other users of the Organizational Profile (PDF) have described the value of this set of 26 questions about an organization’s structure and strategic situation. Answering these questions— which form the preface to the … Continue reading

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