Malcolm and Me

Author: Richard E. Maurer
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 157886030X
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Each chapter introduces a different Baldrige category and an "essential question" to help the reader see the big picture. Malcolm and Me also includes an appendix for those interested in employing the Baldrige process in their school or seeking the national award.

The Principal s Leadership Counts

Author: Margaret A. Byrnes
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 9780873896795
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book is a companion to the authors' previous title There is Another Way! Launch a Baldridge-based Quality Classroom and will be helpful as you work with teachers to support their Baldridge efforts."--BOOK JACKET.

Ideology Curriculum and the New Sociology of Education

Author: Lois Weis
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415951569
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides a systematic evaluation of the work of Michael Apple, one of the most influential, critical education sociologists in the US. Taking in a range of disciplines and topics, these essays form a rigorous review of the development of current education systems, and the curricula, practices and cultural practices within them.

Baldrige Award Winning Quality 14th Edition

Author: Mark Graham Brown
Publisher: Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781563273209
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Baldrige criteria have been updated and finely tuned for 2005. Reflecting recent events, the new criteria include a focus on an organization's business ethics and governance systems. It asks how a company plans to stay operational during an emergency event, such as a terrorist act or a natural disaster. In total, there are now 33 Areas to address in the 2005 criteria, including an increased focus on leadership, strategic planning, measurement, analysis, knowledge management, process management and business results. The new 14th edition of the Baldrige Award Winning Quality addresses these changes for 2005 and helps you understand what the criteria are. Written in an easy-to-read format by one of the best-known authorities on the Baldrige criteria, Mark Graham Brown, it continues to be the most recognized reference in the field. The book provides a clear and concise explanation on how to prepare for a site visit, its purpose, what the Baldrige examiner looks for, and the questions typically asked during a visit.

Education Criteria for Performance Excellence

Author: Harry S. Hertz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0756700078
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whether you are a school administrator, a faculty or staff member committed to improving your org., or a student of educational practices, the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence are for you. Now, the lessons learned from the business community can be leveraged to provide a steady & proven course for educational organizations to pursue performance excellence & maintain a leadership position in their communities. The criteria can help you assess & measure performance excellence on a wide range of key performance indicators: students, education design & delivery, faculty, operational, staff resource, & financial. You can do a self-assessment only or also submit an Award application.

Leading the Malcolm Baldrige Way How World Class Leaders Align Their Organizations to Deliver Exceptional Results

Author: Kay Kendall
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 125958867X
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The definitive guide to implementing Baldrige Criteria in any organization—from the team that has worked with 18 Malcolm Baldrige Award winners For organizations in both the public and private sectors, the coveted Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the gold standard to which all leaders aspire. With this action-ready guide from the renowned experts at BaldrigeCoach, you too can master the principles of Baldrige Criteria, harness the power of performance excellence, and achieve award-worthy results. Learn how to: * Drive employee engagement to exciting new levels * Create an organizational culture that energizes everyone * Maintain upward momentum, even in a downturn * Counteract negativity and entitlement with positive feedback * Get your senior managers on board and up to speed * Cultivate strong leaders and build powerful teams * Accelerate excellence throughout your organization Whether you’re a top-level executive or a mid-level manager, whether your organization is large or small, succeeding or flailing, Leading the Malcolm Baldrige Way gives you all the tools you need to engage every one of your employees using data and strategies that work. This proven approach gives you a complete framework for continuous improvement, with a focus on benchmark objectives, employee initiatives, and workforce alignment. Combining the best practices of some of the best leaders in the world today, these techniques will help you create a strong, effective organizational culture that will propel your team to victory. Filled with candid CEO interviews and powerful new insights, it’s a complete master class in succeeding and leading—the Malcolm Baldrige way.

Criteria for Performance Excellence

Author: Harry S. Hertz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788178105
Format: PDF, Docs
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Contains: 1999 criteria: core values, concepts, and framework, and key characteristics; item listing; leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, information and analysis, human resource focus, process management, and business results; glossary of key terms; item descriptions and comments; scoring system and guidelines; preparing the business overview; response guidelines; summary of business eligibility categories and restrictions. "One of the nation's most popular organizational improvement publications." "The single most influential document in the modern history of American business."

Schools of Quality

Author: John Jay Bonstingl
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761978558
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Successful schools are built on a strong foundation of Quality. In this book, Bonstingl outlines the blueprints for creating such a foundation and provides practical tools and examples for putting the Quality Philosophy to work at every level.

Assessing and Improving Student Organizations

Author: Brent D. Ruben
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781579224929
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Assessing and Improving Student Organization (AISO) program is intended as a guide for leaders of student-led college organizations. It is designed to promote the assessment of their organization by leaders and members, help them with planning and improvement, and assist them in responding to reviews by governing bodies and national chapters. Apart from affording their members a structure for engaging with peers in activities of mutual interest, collegiate organizations provide them with hands-on opportunities for enhancing understanding of groups and organizations, and how they operate, and for acquiring and practicing the leadership, communication and collaborative skills that are so important for personal and professional effectiveness throughout life. This Guide provides you with a structure for analyzing the workings of your organization. It will generate insights to help you determine how effectively the organization is functioning, identify strengths and weaknesses, devise priorities and plans for future improvement, and in the process, promote your reflective learning. The AISO process constitutes an ideal laboratory to practice and refine your capabilities for analyzing and improving groups and organizations. Purpose and Elements of the AISO Program The Assessing and Improving Student Organization (AISO) program is intended as a guide for leaders of student-led college organizations. It is designed to promote the assessment of student organizations by their leaders and their members, to help them with planning and improvement, and assist them in responding to reviews by governing bodies and national chapters. Apart from affording their members a structure for engaging with peers in activities of mutual interest, collegiate organizations provide them with hands-on opportunities for enhancing understanding of groups and organizations, and how they operate, and for acquiring and practicing the leadership, communication and collaborative skills that are so important for personal and professional effectiveness throughout life. In addition, the AISO leadership process – unlike comparable programs – provides students with immediate and authentic feedback to evaluate their leadership, and how they impact their organization, community, and campus. The program consists of three elements: a Guide for Students, a Student Workbook, and a CD-ROM for facilitators. AISO has been developed under the auspices of NACA and ACPA by two authors who are experts in organizational and leadership development, student affairs, and human resources management. This is a unique, easy to use, and effective process that reflects input from student leaders. An ACPA Publication