Thinking Inside the Box: How Organizational Innovation Really Works

Thinking Inside the Box: How Organizational Innovation Really Works A recent Wall Street Journal article captured the challenges most organizations face in trying to be innovative. Authors Drew Boyd (a former J&J executive and current professor at University of Cincinnati) and Jacob Goldenberg (a professor at Hebrew University) reveal a startling statistic. They have asked […]

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Workers Are Mad As Hell: 14 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

A Message from the President: Workers Are Mad As Hell: 14 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement Network News and Events Lean Six Sigma Forum (Shakopee) 7/31 Learn What Drives Organizational Excellence: 2013 MN Performance Excellence Award Evaluator Application Deadline 7/1 Beyond Baldrige: Managing Quality and the Client Experience at IBM Rochester (Rochester) 07/16 The Principles […]

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The Silver Bullet: 46 Ways to Drive Organizational Excellence (Part 2)

A Message from the President:The Silver Bullet: 46 Ways to Drive Organizational Excellence (Part 2) Network News and Events PEN Presents Benedictine Health System with Highest Award, Celebrates Successful PENworks 2013 Making Ethical Behavior Part of Your Culture (Rochester) 06/04 Create a Great Customer-Inspired Experience (Minneapolis) 06/06 Making Your Message Stick: Brain-Based Presentation Design and […]

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PENworks 2013: Presentations available online

If you want to see some of the exciting presentations made at PENworks 2013, we have begun to provide them on the program. Click here to view conference presentations; or go to What We Provide/Events/Archives to see more past presentations, including a video of Benedictine Health System receivings its Baldrige Award of Excellence.

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Performance Excellence Network Honors Benedictine Health System with Highest Honor

The Network Also Recognizes Eight Other Organizations for Organizational Improvement at May PENworks Conference The Performance Excellence Network (PEN), formerly the Minnesota Council for Quality, has awarded Duluth-based Benedictine Health System (BHS) with the 2012 Minnesota Performance Excellence Award, Excellence Level. The award, framed from the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, is designed to help […]

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