Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence Promotes Competitiveness with
2nd Annual Award Program
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Pennsylvania organizations will be honored for high performance, quality, and results by the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) at the 2nd Annual KAPE Conference on September 6-7, 2007 in Harrisburg, PA.
The high-performing Pennsylvania organizations to receive KAPE awards are:
-- Advent Design Corporation, Bristol, PA
-- Applied Clinical Intelligence-LLC, Bala Cynwyd, PA
-- Eaton Corporation-Beaver Plant, Beaver, PA
-- Pinnacle Health System, Harrisburg, PA
-- U.S. Foodservice- Western PA Group, Greensburg, PA.
These organizations were selected after an extensive assessment process that includes an application and/or a site visit, in which examiners judge how well they perform in areas such as Visionary Leadership, Management by Fact, Focus on Results, Agility, Systems Perspective, and Focus on the Future.
KAPE, a non-profit corporation, promotes Pennsylvania competitiveness through a progressive, three-tiered assessment and awards process that encourages and recognizes performance improvements by the state's public and private organizations
"The Keystone Alliance awards process provides an opportunity for businesses, schools, hospitals, and service agencies to become truly great organizations," said Barbara Terry, executive director of KAPE. "We hope that KAPE will make a significant impact on Pennsylvania communities and its economic development."
The KAPE process provides assessment of organizational performance
based on the U.S. Department of Commerce's proven Malcolm Baldrige National
Quality Award criteria. Applicants begin by submitting a written
description of how their companies address 11 core concepts that yield
results. Organizations receive recognition at every step of their journey,
and the exc
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