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Does Managing for the Long Term Pay Off?

Yes, say Dominic Barton, James Manyka, and Sarah Keohane Williamson in an article. They describe new research showing that U.S. “companies that operate

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

What America Still Needs (Part 2)

In my last blog, I talked about the role of the Baldrige Excellence Framework and Criteria for Performance Excellence in enabling organizations of all kinds to

What America Still Needs

Last week, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program released the 2017–2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit version). This booklet includes

Where to Find Happy Employees

The 30th annual QP Salary Survey, which appears in the December 2016 issue of ASQ's Quality Progress, contains evidence that “an organization that pays

The Jobs of the Future: How Can We Help?

The Baldrige Program was created to help manufacturers be more competitive, and it has endorsed Manufacturing Day for years, doing what it can to help connect

OED Watch Out!

Yes, it is time for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) to pay attention! Having recently seen an article in the Guardian about the new additions to the OED, it


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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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