Global Models of Performance Excellence

Paul GrizzellBaldrige Process, EFQM, International, Manufacturing, Site Visit, Uncategorized

I recently had the opportunity to visit China to provide expertise on a site visit to a very large multi-national organization.  The evaluating organization uses a model of performance excellence that is very similar to the Baldrige and EFQM Criteria.  What was the value I provided?  Based on my experience as a Baldrige Examiner and EFQM Assessor and Licensed Advisor, … Read More

Baldrige and the Impact of Obamacare

Steve George2. Strategy, 3. Customer Focus, 6. Operations Focus, Articles, Baldrige Process, Healthcare1 Comment

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act will stress a health care system that is already under the strain of an aging baby boomer population. New patients are expected to flood the system starting in early 2014, part of 25 million uninsured Americans projected to get health coverage by 2016, according to the Congressional Budget Office. In “The Waiting Room … Read More

The Seven Added Values of the Baldrige Process

Paul Grizzell1. Leadership, a. Visionary Leadership, Baldrige Process, Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non-Profit, Sector, Service, Small BusinessLeave a Comment

When visiting with senior leaders of an organization about the value of embarking on a Baldrige journey, a frequently used phrase is “It’s not about the Award.” At that point, the discussion moves to writing an application, and the sense of leaders is that “We’re applying for an Award!” How do we convince leaders that there is value within the … Read More

Core Values Partners is organizing a Mini Master course in Strategies for Achieving Performance Excellence with St. Thomas University in St. Paul, MN.

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Core Values Partners is cooperating with St. Thomas University of St. Paul, MN, to organize a 43-hour Mini Master course “Strategies for Achieving Performance Excellence” for international executives from outside USA. The course will begin 2 June 2013 and end 22 June 2013. Read about the course details and registration. Course details also available at St. Thomas University website.