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Performance excellence

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The Baldrige Program oversees the nation's only Presidential award for performance excellence while offering a wide array of award-winning products and services, including the world-renowned Baldrige Excellence Framework. We invite you to learn about the Baldrige community dedicated to helping organizations improve.

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MESA 2020 Baldrige Award Recipient in Small Business employee working steel pipelines to prevent corrosion.

MESA: A Most Excellent Quest Continues

Inscribed on the Baldrige Award medallion are the words “The Quest for Excellence.” Besides being the name of the Baldrige national conference that highlights winning organizations, those words have real meaning. Organizations that use the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria—whether for self-assessment or to apply for an award at state/local or national levels—are on true quests
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NIST Scientists Explore the World of Tech Transfer

2021 Community College of the Northwest Case Study cover

Case Study Shows How Education Organization Adapted Using the Baldrige Criteria

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A Liaison into the Labs

Blogrige

Labor Day 2021

On Labor Day 2021, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program recognizes with gratitude the great number of dedicated, talented people whose work enables us to

Hertz Has a Better Razor

Razors This blog post was conceived when I was recently reminded of Hanlon's Razor, a rule of thumb that states, One should never attribute to malice something

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