Why Baldrige?Any Organization Can Improve and Excel Using This Management Framework
Organizations everywhere are looking for ways to effectively and efficiently meet their missions and achieve their visions. Thousands of organizations use the Baldrige Excellence Framework
and its Criteria for Performance Excellence to guide their enterprises, improve performance, and get enduring results. This proven improvement and innovation framework offers your organization an integrated approach to key management areas:
- Measurement, analysis, and knowledge management
Improve Your Performance
The Baldrige Excellence Framework helps you evaluate performance, assess where improvements or innovation are most needed, and get results. By adopting the systems perspective and other concepts from the Baldrige framework to improve your organization, you become part of a national and global effort to improve the performance of organizations in every sector in order to benefit people served by businesses, health care providers, schools, and government agencies and other nonprofit organizations. You can be proud to know that your employees, customers, board members, and other stakeholders are all better off.
That's why thousands of organizations of all sizes in every sector use Baldrige to improve and excel in their industries—and a select group applies for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award:
- Large, Fortune 500 companies, including Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Nestle Purina PetCare Co. (PDF), and Cargill Corn Milling North America (PDF)
- Highly profitable small businesses, such as MESA Products, Inc., which designs and manufactures cathodic protection systems for underground pipelines and tanks; K&N Management (PDF), developer of Texas-based restaurant concepts; and Studer Group (PDF), health care consulting firm
- Large and small hospitals and hospital systems, such as Sutter Davis Hospital, North Mississippi Health Services, and Henry Ford Health System
- Large and small school districts and colleges, such as Pewaukee (WI) School District, Iredell-Statesville (NC) Schools (PDF), and Richland College (PDF)
- Nonprofits and government entities, such as the City of Coral Springs (PDF), U.S. Army ARDEC (PDF), and Concordia Publishing House
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