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Baldrige is Building an Even Better Future

Baldrige is Transitioning to a Sustainable, Enterprise Model

While Baldrige transitions to a sustainable business model, the program will continue to promote excellence and serve the community and economy by:

  • administering the 2014 Award Program

  • demonstrating its widespread impact by showing results

  • streamlining processes and re-allocating resources to new efforts (see Criteria Are Our Guide section below)

  • developing and executing a business plan (PDF) utilizing the expertise of the Baldrige community

  • communicating, speaking, sharing, demonstrating, and advocating its national mission

The Baldrige Enterprise Creates Value for Organizations and the Economy

The Baldrige Enterprise: Driving Excellence Across the US

The Baldrige Enterprise is a partnership of the Baldrige Program, Alliance for Performance Excellence, ASQ, and Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Enterprise's vision is to enhance the competitiveness, quality, and productivity of U.S. organizations through tools, recognitions, and assessments. The partners have committed to the Baldrige brand and the value, excellence, and integrity that it represents.


The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence Are Our Guide

The Criteria for Performance Excellence have guided numerous organizations to greater success, and we will be using our own criteria as we evolve.



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