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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

2013-2014 Business/Nonprofit Criteria Now Available
Release Date: 12/20/2012

The 2013–2014 Criteria for Performance Excellence for businesses and nonprofit organizations are now available for sale on the Baldrige Web site . … more

Baldrige and Health Care: New Survey Reaffirms a Proven Partnership for Success
Release Date: 12/04/2012

For the second time in two years, Truven Health Analytics, a major health care survey research and data analysis organization, has linked … more

Baldrige Program Seeks Examiners
Release Date: 11/27/2012

12/6/12 update to this News item : Leadership Excellence magazine has ranked the Baldrige Program #8 in its top government / military training … more

Silver Anniversary Baldrige Awards Honor Organizations in Four Sectors
Release Date: 11/14/2012

The U.S. Commerce Department today named four U.S. organizations as recipients of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s … more

Four U.S. Organizations Honored with the 2012 Baldrige National Quality Award
Release Date: 11/14/2012

Silver Anniversary Group Features Winners in Four Different Sectors WASHINGTON, D.C.—Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank today named four … more

A Very Fond Farewell to Letitia Baldrige
Release Date: 10/31/2012

It is with heavy hearts that members of the Baldrige community say farewell to Letitia Baldrige, sister of Malcolm Baldrige, who passed away on … more

2013 Award Process Fees to Change
Release Date: 09/20/2012

The fees for the 2013 Baldrige Award cycle will increase in order to recover costs associated with administering the award process and to reduce … more

2013-2014 Criteria Coming Soon: Readers Can Expect Leading Practices, User-Friendly Changes, and Cost-Recovery Fees
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is preparing to release by early 2013 three new versions of the Criteria for Performance Excellence. … more

Excellence by the Dozen: 12 Organizations Vie for 2012 Baldrige Award
Release Date: 08/31/2012

Twelve U.S. organizations have reached the next step on the road to a possible silver anniversary Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the … more

Baldrige Program Celebrates 25 Years of Performance Excellence
Release Date: 08/20/2012

Not many 25-year-olds can boast that in their short lifetime they have helped thousands of organizations develop and maintain world-class … more

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