Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) is presented annually by the president of United States to organizations that demonstrate quality and performance excellence. Three awards may be given annually in each of six categories: Manufacturing Service company Small business Education Healthcare Nonprofit Established by congress in 1987 for manufacturers, service businesses and small businesses the Baldrige Award was designed to raise awareness of quality management and recognize U.S companies that have implemented successful quality-management system. The education and healthcare categories were added in 1999. A government and nonprofit category was added in 2007. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Key Characteristics of the MBNQA ‒The criteria focus on business results. Companies must have shown outstanding results in a variety of areas to win. ‒The Baldrige criteria are non-prescriptive and adaptive. Although the focus of Baldrige is on results, the means for obtaining these results are not prescribed. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Key Characteristics of the MBNQA (cont.) ‒The criteria support company-wide of goals and processes. ‒The criteria permit goal-based diagnosis. The criteria and scoring guidelines provide assessment dimensions. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award The Baldrige Process ‒The first step is eligibility determination. ‒Firms that are granted Baldrige site visits sometimes referred to themselves as “Baldrige Qualified”. ‒The site consists of a team of 4-6 examiners visiting a company over a period not to exceed one week. 2012 Baldrige Criteria Navigator Click on the Criteria navigator below to see all the new additions and deletions – here and only here P Preface: Organizational Profile P.1 Organizational Description P.2 Organizational Situation Category and Items Point Values 1 Leadership 120 1.1 Senior Leadership 70 1.2 Governance and Societal Responsibilities 50 2 Strategic Planning 85 2.1 Strategy Development 40 2.2 Strategy Implementation 45 3 Customer Focus 85 3.1 Voice of the Customer 45 3.2 Customer Engagement 40 4 Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management 90 4.1 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement of Organizational Performance 45 4.2 Measurement of Information, Knowledge, and Information Technology 45 5 Workforce Focus 85 5.1 Workforce Environment 40 5.2 Workforce Engagement 45 6 Operations Focus 85 6.1 Work Systems 45 6.2 Work Processes 40 7 Results 450 7.1 Product and Process Outcomes 120 7.2 Customer-Focused Outcomes 90 7.3 Workforce-Focused Outcomes 80 7.4 Leadership and Governance Outcomes 80 7.5 Financial and Market Outcomes 80 TOTAL POINTS 1,000 The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Baldrige Award Framework Customer and Market Focused Strategy and Action Plans 2 Strategic planning 5 HR develop. & management 7 Business results 1 Leadership 3 Customer and market focus 6 Process management 4 Information and analysis Organizations that apply for the Baldrige Award are judged by an independent board of examiners. Recipients are selected based on achievement and improvement in seven areas, known as the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Leadership: How upper management leads the organization, and how the organization leads within the community Strategic planning: How the organization establishes and plans to implement strategic directions. Customer and market focus: How the organization builds and maintains strong, lasting relationships with customers. Measurement, analysis, and knowledge management: How the organization uses data to support key processes and manage performance. Human resource focus: How the organization empowers and involves its workforce. Process management: How the organization designs, manages and improves key processes. Business/organization performance results: How the organization performs in terms of customer satisfaction, finances, human resources, supplier and partner performance, operations, governance and social responsibility, and how the organization compares to its competitors. ISO 9000 What is ISO 9000? ‒ISO 9000 is the European standard for quality that has been expanded worldwide. ISO stands for Organization for International Standards. What is the Purpose of ISO 9000? ‒The purpose of ISO 9000 is to provide a mechanism for firms to document their quality systems in a series of manuals to facilitate trade through supplier conformance. ISO 9000, Only a Minimum Foundation for Total Quality Systems Deming’s 14 Points Benchmarking/innovation QFD/ customer satisfaction Supplier cooperation partnerships Variation reduction/ SQC/SPC/PC/JIT Employee involvement/ teams and circles Project by project continuous improvement Top management leadership/ quality costs ISO 9000 From: “Quality Systems and Total Quality” by Kenneth S. Stephens in Aseptic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing II, Michael J. Groves and Ram Murty, Editors. Copyright © 1995 by Interpharm Press Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission ISO 14000 What is ISO 14000 and ISO 14001? ‒ISO 14000 is and international standard for environmental compliance. ‒The compliance standard is ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems.