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Performance excellence

Overview

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.

News

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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Encouraging Women in STEM Fields

Venn Diagram of Research Collaboration Agreements vs. Cooperative Research and Development Agreements

Expanding the Federal Tech Transfer Tool Kit: RCAs

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Department of Commerce Kicks Off New Job Quality Initiative to Help Ensure that Economic Recovery is Built on Quality Jobs

Blogrige

Two Saturdays I Will Never Forget

My First Real Job Every few years, in my dreams, I relive an incident from my first real job. At age 14, I was eligible for a work permit in 1960's New York

Honor the Origins of Love and Leadership

Introducing Writer/Editor Michelle Peña Picture a young married couple about to board the only ship that can take them, their infant son, and a second baby boy

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