Pewaukee School District was one of only three recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for 2013, and the only one in the field of education. As a past Wisconsin Forward Award applicant, the District achieved Excellence level recognition in 2010. Dr. JoAnn Sternke, Pewaukee Shool District Superintendent (and 2013 Superintendent of the Year) was interviewed recently . . . → Read More: KFIZ Radio interviews Dr. JoAnn Sternke
What do Mighty Fine Burgers, Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, SSM Healthcare of Wisconsin and Pewaukee School District have in common? They are all using the Baldrige framework to drive organizational excellence.
Leaders from role model organizations will share best practices in health care, manufacturing, non-profit, government, education and service sectors at our annual Excellence at Work . . . → Read More: Speakers Announced for 2014 Excellence at Work Conference
You want your business to excel in the marketplace. You have heard of performance excellence programs, yet you know that your team has no down time or resources to spend on a lengthy process. There are new options!
There are fast and inexpensive ways to assess your business, and set a plan for movement to your best level of . . . → Read More: Join us for Breakfast – Path to Excellence Seminar
The need to improve your organization’s performance has never been greater. Customers expect more. Competent workers are growing scarce. Competition is intensifying. This “new normal” we’ve been enjoying the last few years has created a renewed need to improvement and systematic change.
Where do you start? How do you know where to focus your efforts? How do . . . → Read More: The Principles of Performance Excellence – Baldrige 101/201 Workshops Facilitated by Dr. Mark Blazey
Excellence on the Lakeshore
Business Leader Introduction: Paths to Organizational Excellence
Tuesday, January 7 from 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Holiday Inn, Manitowoc
Representatives from the Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence and Wisconsin Forward Award applicants will provide background information to participants of the benefits and options for an organization to proceed on the Organizational Excellence (OE) journey in Wisconsin. . . . → Read More: Manitowoc Excellence on the Lakeshore Breakfast January 7th
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award recipients who will be honored at a ceremony and reception at the Monona Terrace Conference and Convention Center in Madison on the evening of December 10, 2013. Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Health Services Kitty Rhoades will be presenting the awards to the recipients.
Seven organizations are . . . → Read More: 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award Recipients Announced – Gala on December 10th
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today announced that three U.S. organizations will receive the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. All of this year’s winners are from the health care and education sectors.
The 2013 Baldrige Award recipients—listed with their category—are:
Pewaukee School District, . . . → Read More: Three U.S. Organizations Honored with the 2013 Baldrige National Quality Award
Examiner applications must be submitted by December 7, 2013 (winter cycle ) or May 7, 2014 (summer cycle)
Click here to download an Examiner Application.
Click here to download a handout with more information about serving as a WFA Examiner.
Winter New Examiner Orientation Dates:
New Examiner Orientation will be held some time in January 2014. Please check back for updates.
Winter . . . → Read More: Key Dates Set for 2014 Wisconsin Forward Award Examiners
We will honor the 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award recipients at a ceremony and reception at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison on the evening of December 10, 2013. The ceremony will also celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of Wisconsin organizations that have benefited from the program’s services and learning opportunities, as well as . . . → Read More: Save the Date! Wisconsin Forward Awards Gala on December 10th at Monona Terrace
You have spent a great deal of time gathering data but now what do you do? What is the best way to display your data to make the greatest visual impression? In this workshop you will have the opportunity to practice ways to set-up your data, graph it, display, and analyze it so you can make the . . . → Read More: Learn Data Display Techniques at November 14th Workshop