Category Archives: Self-Assessing

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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First Step in Driving State Efficiencies: Create an Agency Profile

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey  How does a state government begin the process of strategic planning across many diverse agencies and workforce representatives? For the state of Arkansas, it began with the Efficiency Project, which was conducted by the Arkansas … 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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Why Try the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder?

By Jacqueline Calhoun Which cybersecurity-related activities are most important to your business strategy and critical service delivery? How do you assess the effectiveness and efficiency of your use of cybersecurity standards, guidelines, and practices? To answer these questions and build … Continue reading

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