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CEOs’ Top 4 Challenges and Baldrige Are a Perfect Match

The Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2015—Creating Opportunity Out of Adversity: Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations asked CEOs, presidents, and chairs of businesses across the globe to identify their most critical challenges. (Harry Hertz discussed this study—and four other studies on topic … Continue reading

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“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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The Path to a New Health Care Model: Innovation, Agility, and the Ability to Pivot Quickly

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Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey  Innovation, intelligent risking, sustainability, and visionary leadership are all concepts that appear in the Baldrige Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence. And in today’s health care environment, a culture that embodies these concepts may be … 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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