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Power of 10: Organizations Move Closer to 2013 Baldrige Award
Release Date: 09/03/2013

Ten U.S. organizations are this year’s top candidates for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest recognition for … more

Two Top-100 Lists This Year Demonstrate Baldrige Impact in U.S. Health Care
Release Date: 08/27/2013

Two prestigious "top 100" lists highlight the impact of the Baldrige framework for performance excellence in U.S. health care today. Most … more

2014 Baldrige Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
Release Date: 08/26/2013

Organizations and individuals are invited to help support the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at a turning point in its history. 2014 will … more

NIST Office of Weights and Measures Receives Important ‘Continuing Education’ Accreditation
Release Date: 06/20/2013

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

Four New Overseers Appointed to the Board; Rulon Stacey Appointed Chair
Release Date: 06/11/2013

Former Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank recently appointed Robert Hagans, Warren Harris, Terry Holliday, and Liza Nickerson Seltzer to … more

2013 Baldrige Award Process Kicks Off with New Applicants
Release Date: 06/03/2013

The countdown has begun for the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Volunteer examiners will soon tackle the difficult job of choosing … more

Wide-Ranging Expertise Enhanced by 2013 Baldrige Training
Release Date: 05/22/2013

Graduating from the three-day Baldrige Examiner Preparation course, 482 Baldrige examiners and special visitors now find themselves among an elite … more

Happy World Metrology Day!!
Release Date: 05/20/2013

(Originally published on May 20, 2013.) Measurements define your daily life. From the amount of toothpaste in the tube to the calories in the … more

U.S. Presidents Convey Tributes at Baldrige 25th Anniversary Celebration and Award Ceremony
Release Date: 04/09/2013

President Obama Conveys a Message at 25th Baldrige Award Ceremony Photo by Eddie Arrossi Current and former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama and Bill … more

Commerce Deputy Secretary Blank Presents 2012 Baldrige Award to Four Organizations
Release Date: 04/08/2013

On April 8, 2013, U.S. Commerce Department Deputy Secretary Rebecca Blank presented four U.S. organizations with the Malcolm Baldrige National … more

A Baldrige Message of Hope and Celebration
Release Date: 03/05/2013

Debbie Collard is immediate past chair of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Foundation, who served as chair from 2011 to 2012. She is … more

Baldrige-Driven Performance Excellence Helps Grow Revenue and Jobs
Release Date: 02/20/2013

Take a tip from the six two-time winners of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award: If your organization wants to achieve growth in both … more

Celebrate 25 Years of Baldrige ... and Learn Something, Too!
Release Date: 02/06/2013

For organizations seeking insight toward improved performance and results, the annual Quest for Excellence® conference is the definitive showcase … more

Now Available: 2013-2014 Health Care Criteria and Education Criteria Publications
Release Date: 01/14/2013

Now available for purchase on the Baldrige Web site : the 2013–2014 Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence and the 2013–2014 Education … more

Organizations Can Now Apply for the 2013 Baldrige Quality Award
Release Date: 01/08/2013

With the launch of the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) application process, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is … more

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