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Baldrige is performance excellence®. It’s a framework and a movement that is making America better by making organizations like yours even better. You may use other performance management tools to support parts of your organization’s improvement efforts. Baldrige integrates them and offers a comprehensive management approach. Baldrige offers organizations

  • An overall management framework
  • Criteria that evolve to reflect the leading edge of validated management practice
  • Focus on results in all areas important to performance
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Created March 16, 2010, Updated January 11, 2022