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New Business Plan, New Funding Help Baldrige Program Move Forward
Release Date: 04/13/2012

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), managed for 25 years by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in … more

Foundation Approves Baldrige Funding Through 2015
Release Date: 04/02/2012

Consistent with its purpose, the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc., has committed funds to sustain the Baldrige … more

Farewell, Mr. Sandy McDonnell
Release Date: 03/22/2012

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is saying farewell to Mr. Sandy McDonnell, a friend and leader who was critical to the program's … more

Enterprise Meeting Underscores Spirit of Collaboration
Release Date: 03/13/2012

With a great deal of optimism and the spirit of collaboration, as well as the acknowledgement of a great deal of work ahead, the senior leaders of … more

Baldrige Award Ceremony is Bonus for Attendees at Quest for Excellence
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Register today for the 24th annual Quest for Excellence ® conference and you’ll get something extra: an invitation to attend the ceremony and … more

Inc.com Features Baldrige Award Winner MidwayUSA
Release Date: 01/24/2012

A brand-new article on Inc.com, " We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America ," features MidwayUSA, a 2009 Baldrige Award winner in small … more

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

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