50 Ingredients that Drive Performance — Perf Excellence Network Mar 2014

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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

A Recipe for Excellence: 50 Ingredients that Drive Organizational Performance

Brian S. Lassiter

When it comes to achieving and sustaining organizational excellence, there is no panacea.  But there ARE many proven ingredients – processes that, if systematic and well-deployed, have been validated to drive organizational outcomes over time.  Here are 50.  It’s not an exhaustive list.  And they’re not in order of priority; in fact, their relative importance is likely due to a specific organization’s environment, strategic challenges, and priorities.  But they do represent validated management practice: without effectiveness in each of them, an organization will sub-optimize its resources and outcomes…

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UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS

The 26th Annual Quest for Excellence

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (Baltimore) Sunday, April 06, 2014
Learn how your organization can achieve outstanding performance! Plan now to join us at the premier showcase of the 2013 Baldrige Award recipients – the 26th Annual Quest for Excellence, April 6-9 in Baltimore.
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The 26th Annual Quest for Excellence — Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (Baltimore) 04/06
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