Tag Archives: Baldrige Examiner

“The Purest Baldrige Colony on the Planet”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Being “the purest Baldrige colony on the planet” is #15 of 32 in the culture statement that  2009 Baldrige Award recipient MidwayUSA uses to define itself. According to founder and CEO Larry Potterfield, the statement … Continue reading

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Boiling the Ocean: How a Manufacturer Leveraged the Criteria to Improve its Supply Chain

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey How to Boil the Ocean In 2012, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) participated in the Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. As part of the program, John Varley and the other Fellows were given homework: identify a significant … Continue reading

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Is Baldrige a Part of NASA Rocket Launches?

Using the language and implementing the core values of the Baldrige Criteria is a way of doing business for Robert Ellison from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Cape Canaveral, FL.  As Chief of the Technical Management Division, Safety & … Continue reading

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Insights on Excellence from a Baldrige Education Leader

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey One of my favorite educators was my high school American history teacher because I remember really learning something. Rather than taking primarily written tests, we often reenacted notable moments in history, and our tests came from … Continue reading

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Sustaining Excellence: Merging, Avoiding Folk Lore, and Hardwiring in Health Care

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In 2005, Bronson Methodist Hospital was honored as a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. Then U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said, “By pursuing excellence in every aspect of their operations, the men and women … Continue reading

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