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Self Assessment Tools

KYCPE recommends the BALDRIDGE EXPRESS as the premier online tool for assessing an organization's current capacities.

The Baldrige Express survey is administered to all the organization's employees.


A detailed report is prepapred addressing current status and most likely areas for generating immediate performance improvement. The report can be available within as little as 72 hours.


What is it?

BALDRIGE EXPRESS is an easy-to-read self-assessment survey that gives all employees an opportunity to get involved in the process. The Express survey is recommended for organizations beginning in the Baldrige process as well as for more mature organizations that want an objective performance ‘status’ check with minimal cost and effort.


The Baldrige Express Organizational Assessment measures performance on a wide range of key organizational indicators and helps to evaluate key processes, systems and results. The system then develops a performance profile of your organization which identifies significant strengths,

pinpoints vital improvement opportunities, and delivers a comprehensive executive overview

as well as detailed analysis by organizational functions and locations.

Express Info


·     The Survey guides you through each item of the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence

·     It gathers inputs from a cross section of functions, locations, and levels throughout an organization

·     The survey consists of 45 questions and takes approximately 1 hour to complete

·     The assessment tool uses a maturity scale to determine the performance level

·     Available in paper or online web-based



·     Engage employees at all levels

·     Cost effective compared to alternative approaches

·     Introduce management framework for performance excellence

·     Utilize the Baldrige Criteria as a high performance diagnostic instrument

·     A fast approach to organizational self-assessment using an easy to follow 1-5 scale survey



The Performance Indicator Feedback Report provided upon completion of the Organizational Assessment Survey provides reliable, accurate data in an easy to understand format. The report is a detailed analytical tool used by organizations for planning and identification of the vital few areas in need of improvement. You receive:

·     Accurate scoring according to the National Baldrige Award scoring guidelines

·     Identification of the organizational strengths as well as the vital few areas in need of improvement

·     Identification of information deployment gaps within your organization

·     Survey data to compare and benchmark organizational performance with peers

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