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Updated Guidelines to Help Ensure Electrical Devices are Smart Grid Ready
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Taking a step closer to ensuring that new electrical devices will be ready to plug into the nation's next-generation power grid, the National … more

Economic Study Shows Value of Baldrige-Based Performance Excellence
Release Date: 01/18/2012

The news in 2001 was impressive, but it’s even more emphatically evident a decade later: the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) … more

Partners Offer Performance Excellence Help for Small Businesses
Release Date: 12/20/2011

A new collaboration between the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), the Alliance for Performance Excellence and The Alternative Board … more

Healthcare IT LAP Announcement
Release Date: 11/29/2011

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the release of NIST Handbook 150-31, Healthcare Information Technology … more

Four Organizations Win 2011 Baldrige National Quality Award
Release Date: 11/22/2011

U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson today named four organizations—three health care operations and one nonprofit business—as recipients of the … more

Four U.S. Organizations Honored with the 2011 Baldrige National Quality Award
Release Date: 11/22/2011

Additional Contact: Michael E. Newman 301-975-3025 First Year with Three Health Care Recipients WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Commerce Secretary John … more

New Study Finds that Baldrige Award Recipient Hospitals Significantly Outperform Their Peers
Release Date: 10/25/2011

A new report has found that health care organizations that have won Baldrige National Quality Awards for performance excellence or been considered … more

New Baldrige Book Helps Organizations Gain 20/20 Foresight
Release Date: 09/27/2011

While most of us would say that hindsight is 20/20, the folks at the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program believe just the opposite for … more

The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) Wins Invention Awards
Release Date: 09/22/2011

ARDEC, a 2007 Baldrige Award Recipient is being recognized for its achievement as an inventor in the Army Greatest Inventions Award for 2010. The … more

The Path to Business Excellence
Release Date: 09/21/2011

Paige Lillard, Vice President of Business Excellence at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., tells her unique story of becoming a change agent using … more

Eleven for '11: Number of Organizations Announced for 2011 Baldrige Award Site Visits
Release Date: 09/13/2011

The Panel of Judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest recognition for organizational performance excellence, … more

Survey of Baldrige Examiners Reveals Current Perceptions of Performance
Release Date: 08/30/2011

Management and non-management personnel across a broad cross-section of U.S. organizations see eye-to-eye on mission, customer focus and … more

Baldrige and Manufacturing: Article from Summer 2011 Issue of Encore
Release Date: 08/30/2011

Peter Frasso, President and CEO of Segue Manufacturing Services, states that "Baldrige consists of three core principles—find out what the … more

Video: On Weast's Last Day, A Crowning Achievement
Release Date: 07/06/2011

On June 30, 2011 school administrators, PTA officials, and board President Christopher S. Barclay gathered in Rockville at a ceremony ( see the … more

Baldrige Program Takes Performance Excellence on the Road
Release Date: 06/21/2011

Interested in improving your organization's excellence? Then sign up for one of the two 2011 Baldrige Regional Conferences. This year, they're … more

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