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, Kindle
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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
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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.

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Author: Maureen S. Heaphy
Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman
ISBN: 9780201633689
Format: PDF
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With quality programs proliferating in companies worldwide, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award has become a valuable tool for benchmarking, improving, and recognizing quality efforts. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award: A Yardstick for Quality Growth, an excellent resource for any organization seeking to use the criteria for quality and performance improvement, includes tips on the application process as well as common mistakes to avoid. Comprehensive and thoroughly up-to-date, this is the only book on the subject to address the ISO 9000:1994 standards. A complete case study of a Baldrige Award application follows the entire process from start to finish the application, the examiner's response, the feedback report, and the site visit preparation giving you an excellent view of how the process works as well as the challenges and commitments involved in achieving Baldrige Award levels of quality and performance. The book also includes a look at the future of the Baldrige Award. "This book presents information on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in a very intelligible manner that can be used for a comprehensive, readable interpretation of the criteria. The clear and concise explanations are useful for self-assessment and improvement. It is a fine addition to the literature on how to get better, faster, using these criteria as a roadmap." Edwin Shecter, President, Quality Resources Company 020163368XB04062001

The Executive Guide to Understanding and Implementing the Baldrige Criteria

Author: Denis Leonard
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 9780873897174
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This book provides a guide to the Baldridge Criteria for executives or managers new to quality, or to organizations interested in introductory information. National, regional, state, and local quality award organizations will particularly benefit from this book by providing it as a resource to their examiners and to companies wanting to become involved in the Baldridge award process. Companies that have internal quality awards or self-assessments will also find this to be an invaluable resource. The Executive Guide to Understanding and Implementing the Baldridge Criteria can also be used as a guide or reference during training courses such as self-assessment and award application writing workshops, continuing education classes, or colleges and universities with business courses that focus on or discuss the Baldridge Criteria. Portions of this book are based on research from a nationwide Delphi study group assembled for the purpose of evaluating the benefits, considerations, and disadvantages of implementing the Baldridge model. This research effort evaluated the steps involved in adoption and implementing the Baldridge Criteria, So that this book is a complete guide to the Baldridge Criteria, the authors have provided the criteria, outline, and values in appendices for the reader's convenience.

Quality and Performance Excellence in Higher Education

Author: Charles W. Sorensen
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9781882982806
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American higher education is currently facing many serious challenges, from providing access to a growing number of students, to keeping college affordable, to the effective deployment of technology in teaching to fostering economic growth and workforce development. In Quality and Performance Excellence in Higher Education, the authors adopt the Malcolm Baldrige education criteria for performance excellence to identify key elements in practicing continuous quality improvement in higher education: open communication channels, honest self-assessment, effective leadership, employee development, and the appropriate allocation of resources. Investment in higher education plays a crucial role in the future prosperity of America. To illustrate this point, the authors present case studies from six diverse institutions that embody the core values and concepts of the Baldrige framework: Leadership from senior institutional leaders Strategic planning to meet key objectives Focus on the students, stakeholders, and market Measurement, analysis, and knowledge management Faculty and staff performance as a result of institutional support and training Process management in support of the learning environment Organizational performance results This book will appeal to academic administrators at all levels and at all types of institutions who are interested in applying a systematic approach to leadership, quality improvement, and change management within their institutions.

Schools of Quality

Author: John Jay Bonstingl
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761978558
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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.

Out of the Crisis

Author: W. Edwards Deming
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 0262535947
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Deming's classic work on management, based on his famous 14 Points for Management.