BOSTON, MA, November 1, 2013: Juran Global (“Juran”), a leading international business process management consulting firm specializing in delivering measurable breakthrough results, is pleased to announce the donation of the website www.Baldrige.com to the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc. The Baldrige Foundation provides governance, stewardship, and continued assurance of the use of private philanthropic money for the sustainability and growth of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.
Baldrige.com presently offers insights and information on the Baldrige Framework as an archetype for performance excellence. “We are deeply grateful for the Juran Institute’s domain name gift. It will be used to expand the awareness of the use of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence in helping organizations of all sizes and sectors to improve their performance,” said Dr. P. George Benson, Chair of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. “It will also make available resources to achieve performance excellence.”
“Our belief is that the United States and most countries around the world need the Baldrige Criteria to help ensure that their countries remain competitive around the globe for decades to come,” said Joseph A. DeFeo, Juran Global President and CEO. “The Award named to recognize Malcolm …
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The Baldrige.com domain name is made possible by a generous gift to the Baldrige Foundation by Joseph A. DeFeo, CEO Juran Global.
Our goal for Baldrige.com is to build an online community for sharing information and promoting the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence framework.
The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award was created to provide the private sector a means of accomplishing the following Baldrige Award objectives: raise sufficient funds to establish an endowment which, when supplemented by fees from Baldrige Award applicants, would permanently fund the program; oversee the investment of endowment funds; review program accomplishments; disburse required fund to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); and review the plan and approve associated funds requirements for subsequent years to ensure a successful Baldrige Program. The Foundation has no oversight of the Baldrige Program and no involvement in the award process.
Leaders of prominent organizations have been selected to serve as Board Directors to ensure that the Foundation’s objectives are accomplished. In addition, a broad cross section of organizations from throughout the United States provides financial support to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program through the Foundation.
To make a gift to the Baldrige …