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A Systems Perspective to Leadership and Strategy

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I recently read a summary of an interview with Wharton Professors Harbir Singh and Mike Useem. The interview relates to their new book, The strategic leaders roadmap. In the book they contend that … Continue reading

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The Boss and the Innovator

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I feel like I should start this blog post with something like: “An innovator and a boss walk into a bar…” But, I don’t have a punch line to follow it, so I … Continue reading

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How Intelligent Risk was used to Innovate a 70-Year-Old Product

By Dawn Marie Bailey In the 2013–2014 Criteria for Performance Excellence, innovation is defined as making meaning­ful, discontinuous change to products, processes, or organizational effectiveness in order to create new value for stakeholders. So you might not expect to find … Continue reading

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Is Baldrige Taking Intelligent Risks?

  Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon   In my most recent Insights column I talked about the 2011 Criteria for Performance Excellence introduction of the concept of intelligent risk. I offered that an operational definition of an intelligent … Continue reading

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