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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

Tribute to Former Xerox CEO, David T. Kearns, Past Baldrige Supporter
Release Date: 03/11/2011

Chuck Chada, former Xerox executive and incoming Chair of the Baldrige Panel of Judges reflects that it often helps to distill thoughts down to a … more

What's Behind a School Division's Baldrige Success?
Release Date: 02/17/2011

Read the recent American Association of School Administrator’s (AASA) feature on “ What's Behind a School Division's Baldrige Success ?”  The … more

Baldrige Program Director Named Honorary Fellow of ACHE
Release Date: 02/02/2011

Harry Hertz, director of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been named … more

Learn from the Best: 2010 Baldrige Recipients Showcased at Quest Conference
Release Date: 01/13/2011

Cherry blossoms won't be the only things flowering in Washington, D.C., during the first week in April. Quality, innovation and performance … more

Vice President Biden and Commerce Secretary Locke Present Baldrige Award to Five Organizations
Release Date: 12/17/2010

On December 16, 2010, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Gary Locke presented five U.S. organizations with the … more

Watch the Baldrige Award Ceremony Live
Release Date: 12/13/2010

A live broadcast of the presentation of the Baldrige Award Ceremony will be available on Thursday, December 16 at 3:00 pm at … more

Release Date: 12/08/2010

ENERGY STAR, a program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) to promote energy efficiency, has recognized … more

First Set of Baldrige Criteria for 2011-2012 Now Online
Release Date: 12/03/2010

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has announced that the 2011-2012 Criteria for Performance Excellence for businesses and nonprofit … more

Baldrige Needs the Best of the Best as Examiners
Release Date: 11/30/2010

Provide a valuable service to your country. If you're an expert from a business, education, healthcare or nonprofit organization, and possess … more

2010 Baldrige Award Winners Announced
Release Date: 11/24/2010

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke yesterday named seven organizations as recipients of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the … more

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