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The Emergent Organization, Strategy, and Innovation

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon According to Beth Comstock, we are in an emergent era, characterized by a constant state of evolution, in which complexity can arise from simplicity and order emerge from chaos. As Vice Chair of … Continue reading

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Are Change Management, Continuous Improvement, and Innovation the Same?

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Maybe it is semantics, but I think there is benefit in distinguishing among these three concepts, understanding the purpose of each of them, and the responsibilities of leadership and management for each of … Continue reading

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16 More Do’s and Don’ts from Baldrige Award Winners

Posted by Christine Schaefer We recently shared 16 tips based on the success stories of a health care organization, a small business, and a manufacturing company featured in our 2011 book Baldrige 20/20. The advice from senior leaders of those … Continue reading

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Using the Baldrige Framework: 16 Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Christine Schaefer A few years ago, we published an introductory book about the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, Baldrige 20/20. Our aim was to build understanding of the framework and its benefits among senior leaders of businesses and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a State Near You

Posted by Jeff Lucas   What is wrong with this picture?  Well if you happen to live in Maine, West Virginia, Mississippi, or pretty much anywhere in the mountain west, it means that you do not currently have access to … Continue reading

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