Resources on the Internet

Links to informative Web sites:

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Portal 
Portal to the Baldrige Foundation, Baldrige National Program and Alliance of all state organizations.

The Baldrige Resource Library
This resource sheds positive light on our joint Baldrige enterprise and the process we promote.

The American Productivity & Quality Center [APQC] 
Frequently updated site with articles and information on a wide range of Quality topics

American Society for Quality [ASQ]: Your Quality Resource 
A wide ranging collection of Quality resources...for members and non-members.

ASQ Seattle Section
The American Society for Quality (ASQ), founded in 1946, is the quality source for information on development, promotion and application of quality strategies and techniques.

ASQ Spokane Section
The American Society for Quality (ASQ), founded in 1946, is the quality source for information on development, promotion and application of quality strategies and techniques.

American Society for Training & Development [ASTD]
A lot of information on quality resources from the trainer's point of view, the site has an active set of discussion forums. Some resources are available only to members.

National Council for Performance Excellence 
The National Council for Performance Excellence has been established to provide tools to measure organizational performance management systems and continuous improvement initiatives according to the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.

National Institute of Standards and Technology: National Quality Program [NIST] 
The home of the Baldrige Awards.

The Resources Connection 
An online site for ordering quality resources

Vermont Council for Quality 
The Vermont Council for Quality was formed as a service company that specializes in marketing organizational assessments, education and training, and awards for excellence, all based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria.

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