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Ten Blogs about Workforce Engagement (and the Baldrige Excellence Framework)

By Christine Schaefer Valuing people is one of the 11 core concepts and values of the Baldrige Excellence Framework (including the Criteria for Performance Excellence). What’s more, “Workforce Engagement” is the title and focus of a section (item 5.2) of the Baldrige Criteria … Continue reading

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A “Best Place to Work” with a Culture of Caring

By Christine Schaefer It may not surprise anyone that Baldrige Award-winning Sutter Davis Hospital is on the 2016 list of “Best Places to Work in Health Care” recognized by Modern Healthcare. The 2013 Baldrige Award recipient has made its “Culture of Caring” … Continue reading

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Boosting Workforce Engagement (from the Bottom Up)

Posted by Christine Schaefer We sometimes hear of organizations adopting the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence in relatively limited ways to improve performance. They may start by just adopting core concepts and values behind the Baldrige framework. They may conduct … Continue reading

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We Knew It All Along

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Recently, I read a blog posting about the “Myths of Motivation.” The point of the post is that motivating employees takes some time and energy and is not formulaic; one size does not fit all. The author then … Continue reading

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Where Kindness Is a Core Value (Leadership with Heart)

Posted by Christine Schaefer This post is about a concept that others have called leadership with heart. Ultimately, it’s about workforce engagement too, because I believe leading with heart supports and inspires such engagement. In particular, it’s about the kind of leadership modeled by … Continue reading

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