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Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award

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Definition

A national quality award for recognition of business and leadership excellence. It is awarded by the president of the United States each year to businesses demonstrating outstanding performance in the manufacturing and service sectors as well as to organizations in education, healthcare and now (2007) including the non-profit sector. It helps create a standard of excellence and also serves as a repository of Best Practices across industries.

External Links

Malcolm Baldridge Awards: - http://www.quality.nist.gov/ Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award From ASQ: - http://www.asq.org/learn-about-quality/malcolm-baldrige-award/overview/overview.html