Category Archives: Strategic Planning

The Jobs of the Future: How Can We Help?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey The Baldrige Program was created to help manufacturers be more competitive, and it has endorsed Manufacturing Day for years, doing what it can to help connect Baldrige community members, especially schools, with manufacturers and to promote … Continue reading

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OED Watch Out!

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Yes, it is time for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) to pay attention! Having recently seen an article in the Guardian about the new additions to the OED, it seemed a good time … Continue reading

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Someplace Between Your Past and Your Future

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In a recent Hospitals and Health Networks article, Dan Beckham writes, You can’t figure out where you’re headed unless you first determine where you are. And where you are is someplace between your past and … Continue reading

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A Customer Guarantee Absolutely Dependent on Workforce Engagement

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey “To guarantee that every guest is delighted because of me” is the mission of Baldrige Award recipient K&N Management. Along those same lines, its vision is “To Become World Famous By Delighting One Guest at … Continue reading

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International Inspiration from Baldrige

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Stories around the world support the assertion that the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria are the world standard for performance excellence*. The framework, as well as the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award that uses the Criteria as … Continue reading

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