Tag Archives: Communities of Excellence

When a Community Profiles Itself: What We’re Learning

By Christine Schaefer Baldrige Award recipients and other users of the Organizational Profile (PDF) have described the value of this set of 26 questions about an organization’s structure and strategic situation. Answering these questions— which form the preface to the … Continue reading

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Baldrige Philosophy Adopted and Adapted

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon In a recent conversation with Gary Floss, a former chair of the Baldrige Panel of Judge and current Alumnus Examiner, I learned about the work of Arnie Weimerskirch and the Veritas Institute at … Continue reading

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Community-Focused Excellence: Something New on the Horizon

Posted by Christine Schaefer About five years ago, two former leaders of Baldrige Award-winning organizations had a friendly conversation at a backyard social event. The two American executives, who had both worked with health care organizations, discussed the need for … Continue reading

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