Category Archives: Small Business

How a Small Textile Distributor Became a Leading Innovator in Its Industry

Posted by Christine Schaefer During the Baldrige Program’s recent Quest for Excellence® Conference, Momentum Group, a 2016 Baldrige Award recipient, described key practices that have helped it become a leading innovator in its industry. Momentum Group Design Director Shantel McGowan … Continue reading

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Leadership Practices of 2016 Baldrige Award Recipients: Momentum Group

Posted by Christine Schaefer During the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program’s 29th Annual Quest for Excellence® Conference this week, national role models in every sector showcased their best practices. Following is the last of four blogs on the leadership presentations of … Continue reading

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Leadership Practices of 2016 Baldrige Award Recipients: Don Chalmers Ford

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The Ups and Downs in an Evolution of Excellence

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, an evolution is a process of continuous change from a lower, simpler, or worse to a higher, more complex, or better state. Here’s a story of an organizational evolution that includes … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Business-Changing Journey for Small Businesses

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Many economists have surmised that the health of U.S. small businesses is key to the health of the U.S. economy. In fact, a Forbes article by Ian Shepherdson, “Small Businesses Are The (Missing) Key To … Continue reading

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