Tag Archives: performance excellence

It’s Not That Simple

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I have recently read numerous copies of the same short blog post on different web sites. The blog post says there is one simple question to ask that will give your organization a … Continue reading

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A No-Pressure Organizational Assessment

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In a recent Baldrige Foundation survey, some respondents noted that “non-award-based organizational assessments” were a product that they wished the Baldrige Program would offer. However, such a program is currently offered, and it is called … Continue reading

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Got MUDA 無駄?

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Why should and how might an organization integrate the Lean methodology with the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence? When I asked Pattie Skriba, vice president, Business Excellence, of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, a 2010 Baldrige … Continue reading

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Expect Change, Be Innovative, and Steer the Elephant

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey In the current health care environment, change is a given. Ensuring that change is accepted, managed, beneficial, planned for, and cost-effective is the hard part. I recently had the privilege of a virtual conversation with … Continue reading

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A Place to Learn, Share, Celebrate Quality

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey  If you are reading this, then you must care about continuous improvement, performance excellence, and of course quality. If this is true, than please join us in celebrating that passion for quality–and learn from some … Continue reading

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