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Baldrige Framework: (6) Operations Domain

The Operations domain of the Baldrige framework is reflected in the Organizational Effectiveness layer of the Organizational Hierarchy of Needs. Baldrige focuses on all aspects

Baldrige Framework: (5) Workforce Domain

Like the other categories ofthe Baldrige framework, the Workforce domain has a direct correlation with the Organizational Hierarchy of Needs, specifically Colleague Engagement. The Baldrige framework

Baldrige Framework: (3) Customers Domain

Creating Customer Value drives financial viability, but as previously stated, is often assumed instead of quantitatively analyzed. When organizations have clarity in purpose, even customers

Baldrige Framework: (2) Strategy Domain

The Baldrige framework assesses both the development and the implementation of organizational strategy. A cascading scorecard for strategy deployment is ineffective if the organizational purpose

Create High Demand Services or Products

“Find a need and fill it”. That is the idea behind creating high-demand services and/or products. Ensure that your product and/or service development and delivery

Maximize Operational Efficiency

An organization’s operations function is responsible for execution of the organization’s playbook. Achieving operational efficiency then involves all departments, units or functional groups, teams, and

Develop Productive Partnerships

No organization functions in a vacuum. Productive partnerships of various types are necessary to succeed in any market. A few examples include: Channel Partnerships A

Know Your Value Equation

Profitability is driven from the value equation: Demand + Efficiency + Efficacy = Profitability. Demand begins with a deep understanding of your market. It answers

The Effective Engagement Flywheel

The effective engagement flywheel provides an infrastructure to harness the power of an organization’s purpose to consistently deliver remarkable results and build customer loyalty. Each

Create Demand, Expectation, & Loyalty

1. Tap into Demand Building customer demand and loyalty starts with the clarification of the organizational purpose, or ‘WHY’. Author Simon Sinek wrote a book

Enable Ownership Behavior

In general, associates need the following to be satisfied in the workplace (top 10 list): To be heard To be safe To be paid fairly

Authority vs Responsibility

Classic management theory teaches that authority and responsibility are intertwined and should be delegated accordingly. The theory is that if you have a properly trained

Turning Disruption and Change into Peak Performance

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