The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is the world’s gold-standard of organizational excellence. It was established by an Act of the United States Congress in 1987. Its purpose is to encourage leaders to build solid, sustainable, and highly competitive companies that are able to grow, innovate, and succeed in the long term. Baldrige is used worldwide by the largest and most successful companies. For example past Baldrige Award winners include Motorola, PWC, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Nestlé, and Caterpillar.
In this series we are listing the top ten reason why you should use the Baldrige Excellence Framework in you business.
Baldrige helps your business succeed in ways that you previously only could imagine. It has an impressive track record of helping organizations of all industries and sizes dramatically increase their sales, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and bottom line results. It provides leaders with a road map for managing their organization holistically and measuring its continual improvement.
Take a look at the profiles of past Baldrige Award winners on the NIST.gov website. You will be amazed at their success: http://patapsco.nist.gov/award_recipients/index.cfm.
Alternatively, you may prefer to download the Baldrige 20/20 report which is a compilation of success stories published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology: https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/baldrige/publications/Baldrige_20_20.pdf
ManageHub and the Alliance for Performance Excellence (http://www.baldrigepe.org/alliance) ~ the outreach arm of the Baldrige program ~ have created the “Baldrige for Everyone” initiative. The initiative includes tools, training, assessments, support services, and a new Baldrige-based award issued by the Alliance. Our objective is to make adopting Baldrige-based performance management easier, faster, and more affordable.
ManageHub and the Alliance for Performance Excellence ~ the outreach arm of the Baldrige program ~ have been working together to create the “Baldrige for Everyone” initiative. The initiative includes tools, training, assessments, support services, and a new Baldrige-based award issued by the Alliance. Our objective is to make adopting Baldrige-based performance management easier, faster, and more affordable.
Take the Success Score Self Assessment. The Success Score was developed in collaboration with the Alliance for Performance Excellence. It measures your organization’s maturity using six Baldrige-based dimensions: Leadership, Strategy, Customer-focus, Employees, Operations, and Results. The assessment generates six individual scores that are explained in a 25-page report that identifies your organization’s gaps and suggested corrective action. [click here to get your Success Score]