Baldrige Criteria Item Format and Requirements

Item Format and Requirements Description for Criteria Items

Baldrige Criteria Item Format and Requirements

Criteria Structure

The seven Criteria Categories in the Baldrige Framework are subdivided into Items and Areas to Address.

Items

There are 18 Criteria Items in the 7 Framework Categories, each focusing on a major requirement.

Areas to Address:

Items consist of one or more Areas to Address (Areas). Organizations should address their responses to the specific requirements of these Areas.

Baldrige Improvement Tools and Resources

Essentials:

 

Criteria

 

Core Values

 

Scoring System

 

Feedback Reports

 

Case Studies

 

Glossary of Terms

                         

Tools:

 

Criteria Templates

 

Winners’ Applications

 

Guides to Improvement

 

Metrics - Benchmarks

 

Best Systems & Processes

 

Baldrige Model

                         

Core Competencies:

 

Accelerating Improvement

 

Training

 

Speaking - Presenting

 

Assessing

 

Site Visit Preparation

 

Aligning - Integrating

                         

Special Focus:

 

National Award Programs

 

Education

 

Health Care

 

Public Sector

 

Private Sector

 

International