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Self-Assessing Your Organization

A Proven Approach to Performance Improvement

A self-assessment using the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria for Performance Excellence can help your organization achieve high performance and move toward performance excellence. The Baldrige framework helps you evaluate your organization’s processes, their impact on results, and your progress toward your goals and objectives.

How Will Your Organization Benefit?

A self-assessment can help you

  • identify successes and opportunities for improvement
  • jump-start a change initiative or energize current initiatives
  • energize the workforce
  • focus the organization on common goals
  • assess your organization’s performance against the competition
  • align your resources with your strategic objectives
  • deliver world-class results


How Do I Begin?

Choose the Baldrige self-assessment tools that fit your organization’s needs. You may want to involve your entire workforce, choose participants from a cross section of functions and levels, or appoint a small group. Your organization’s experience with the Baldrige Criteria will help you decide where to begin.

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