Category Archives: Nonprofit

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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“A Bold Vision for Community Health”: Use Framework to Align Resources, Improvements

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey  Teenage pregnancy, obesity/lack of physical activity, drug use, and student drop-out rates are all issues on which Baldrige Award recipient Charleston Area Medical Center Health System (CAMCHS) has been working directly with its community for … 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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