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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

Sixty-Nine Organizations Vie for the 2011 Baldrige Award
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Sixty-nine organizations have tossed their hats—and their strategies for success—into the ring for the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality … more

New Baldrige DVD Gives You Performance Excellence on the Go!
Release Date: 06/07/2011

If you missed the 23 rd Annual Quest for Excellence conference in April, 2011, or just want to continue learning about the best practices, proven … more

Eye on Dallas--5 Questions with Freese and Nichols CEO Robert Pence: "Lots to Do" Post-Baldrige
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Read the article: Eye on Dallas -- 5 Questions with Freese and Nichols CEO Robert Pence: ‘Lots to Do’ Post-Baldrige . Freese and Nichols is a … more

Amendments to NIST HB 150, 3.4.1
Release Date: 06/02/2011

NVLAP has released a new Policy Guide to publish revisions to NVLAP proficiency testing procedures as found in NIST Handbook 150, NVLAP Procedures … more

What Change to the Civil Service System is Really Needed?
Release Date: 05/19/2011

by Timothy J. Clark A good first step is to start with a review of the performance management framework that is incorporated within the Malcolm … more

Pal's Sudden Service is a "Model of Efficiency"
Release Date: 05/19/2011

Read the article Model of Efficiency (go to page 24) in Operations Magazine about Pal's Sudden Service, a 2001 Baldrige Award recipient in the … more

2011 Examiner Training Kicks Off
Release Date: 04/26/2011

Tuesday April 26th will start the annual month long training period for the 2011 Board of Examiners. Week 1 will see a total of 120 Examiners pass … more

Solid State Lighting Proficiency Testing Fees
Release Date: 04/25/2011

Effective June 1, 2011, all new applicant labs applying for NVLAP accreditation to IES LM-79, or existing NVLAP-accredited laboratories requesting … more

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