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Reprinting and Reuse of Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Material

These webpages are provided as a public service by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, an agency of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With the exception of material marked as copyrighted, information presented on these pages is considered public domain and may be distributed or copied.

MALCOLM BALDRIGE NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD and Design®, THE QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE®, BALDRIGE PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE PROGRAM and Design®, BALDRIGE NATIONAL QUALITY PROGRAM and Design®, PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE®, BALDRIGE CRITERIA FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE®, CRITERIA FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE®, HEALTH CARE CRITERIA FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE®, EDUCATION CRITERIA FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE®, and BALDRIGE EXECUTIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM are federally registered trademarks and service marks of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. The unauthorized use of these trademarks and service marks is prohibited.

Suggested citations for the Baldrige Excellence Framework booklets (which include the Criteria for Performance Excellence, the Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence, and the Education Criteria for Performance Excellence, respectively):

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. 2015. 2015-2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework: A Systems Approach to Improving Your Organization's Performance (Business/Nonprofit). Gaithersburg, MD: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. https://www.nist.gov/baldrige.

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. 2015. 2015–2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework: A Systems Approach to Improving Your Organization's Performance (Health Care). Gaithersburg, MD: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. https://www.nist.gov/baldrige.

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. 2015. 2015–2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework: A Systems Approach to Improving Your Organization's Performance (Education). Gaithersburg, MD: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. https://www.nist.gov/baldrige.

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Created March 3, 2010, Updated November 15, 2019