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The Official Baldrige Blog

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Cascading Goals for Better Outcomes

Most organizations have goals. And people who work there have goals, too. But the magic, experts say, is when organizational goals align with department goals

“Just Doing Nothing Gets You Nothing”

When just beginning something—be it a journey for improvement or an initiative to ensure you are prepared and fortified for unavoidable challenges—it’s best to

A Pillar of the Baldrige Community

Dr. James Tew is widely respected within the Baldrige community in his home state of Texas. He also is held in high regard for his contributions to the Baldrige

Sustainability: Health Care and Baldrige

“Baldrige has helped us create sustainability for the future,” writes Dr. Glenn Crotty, Jr., executive vice president and chief operating officer of Charleston

PBS Features Rebirth of Rural Hospital

They say there are just seven story plots that have ever been told: The Hero’s Quest, Overcoming the Monster, Rags to Riches, Rebirth, Voyage and Return, Comedy


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About this blog

Blogrige, the official blog of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, shares practical guidance, success stories, examples, and inspiration on how Baldrige resources can support your long-term success, whether your organization is large or small, has one site or worldwide locations, and is just getting started or continuously improving.

The Baldrige Program offers a comprehensive and proven leadership and management framework that focuses on results in all areas of your organization. Learn more about the Baldrige Progam, the products and services available to help your organization succeed, and how to self-assess using the Baldrige framework.

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The views presented here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of NIST.