Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA)

Title

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA)

Description

An award established by the U.S. Congress in 1987 to raise awareness of quality management and recognize U.S. companies that have implemented successful quality management systems. Awards can be given annually in six categories: manufacturing, service, small business, education, healthcare and nonprofit. The award is named after the late Secretary of Commerce Malcolm Baldrige, a proponent of quality management. The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology manages the award, and ASQ administers it.

Source: American Society for Quality (ASQ)

ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members around the world, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.

Creator

American Society for Quality

Date

1987

Source

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Rights

Malcolm Balridge National Quality Award (MBNQA). Source: American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Publisher

American Society for Quality

Contributor

American Society for Quality

Format

Medium: Bronze Medallion

Language

English

Type

Award

Identifier

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, MBNQA, Congress, Quality Management, Awards, ASO

Coverage

United States

Files

malcolmbalridge.jpg

Reference

American Society for Quality, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), American Society for Quality, 1987

Cite As

American Society for Quality, “Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA),” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/410.