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  • Manzo To Receive Outstanding Extension & Engagement Award

    The NC State University Office of Outreach and Engagement is recognizing Dr. Deborah Manzo, a management systems and quality improvement specialist with NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), with a 2019 Outstanding Extension and Engagement Award. Dr. Manzo directs the North Carolina Performance Excellence Coaching Program, providing coaching, facilitation and training for leaders, managers, supervisors […]


  • 2017 Baldrige Fall Conference

    Presented by the Alliance for Performance Excellence in partnership with the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), the Baldrige Fall Conference replaces the two Regional Conferences hosted by BPEP in the past. This event will be similar to past regional conferences, but will take place at a destination hotel, include two pre-conference workshops, and feature more networking/social events.


  • Baldrige for Boomers

    As a country, we’re getting older. There are 76 million baby boomers in the US right now, CNBC reports. Projections say about 54 million of those men and women will need some form of long-term care, and 13 million of those will require a stay of longer than three years in a skilled nursing facility. […]


  • Beware of Cyber Attacks; Be Aware of Cybersecurity

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and as an attendee of the 2016 MEP Center Best Practices Conference in Detroit this September, I was able to obtain what can only be described as spine-chilling insights into the impact that cyber attacks are having on the manufacturing sector. A panel of experts relayed some […]


  • Milestones to Performance Excellence

    Organizations seeking insight toward improved performance and results have a ready-made pathway to success upon introduction to the Baldrige performance excellence criteria. Participants measure their journey through the framework and milestones that break down topics and management subjects in discrete parts of the entire Baldrige process. The Baldrige journey milestones provide a measured pathway that […]


  • Performance Excellence Coaching. Why participate?

    Whether you’re pursuing a state award for excellence or just looking for tools to help your business or organization achieve performance excellence, the Malcolm Baldrige core values empower your organization to accomplish its mission, improve results and become more competitive. In addition to milestones, a wide range of processes are facilitated by IES. They include: Leadership: Development […]