Baldrige Excellence Framework

A Systems Approach to Improving Your Organization’s Performance

For nearly 30 years, the Baldrige Excellence Framework has empowered organizations to accomplish their missions, improve results, and become more competitive. The Baldrige Excellence Framework includes the Criteria for Performance Excellence, core values and concepts, and guidelines for evaluating your processes and results.

Whether used as guidance in establishing an integrated performance management system or for self-assessing progress, the Baldrige Excellence Framework is about helping organizations innovate and improve. The Framework is available for Business/Nonprofit (including ManufacturingServiceSmall BusinessNonprofit, and Government), Education, and Health Care sectors.

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(Baldrige Excellence Framework, NIST)