2016 Deming Prize Winners

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com.

Image of the Deming Prize medal (profile of Dr. Deming)

The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2016 Deming Prize winners.

Three companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year:

Here is a blog post on a 2006 visit to the Toyota Motor Kyushu plant by Mike Wroblewski (read the comments on the post also).

Since 2000 organizations based in India have received the most Deming Prizes; Japan is second, and Thailand is third.

Distribution of winning organizations since 2000 (including prizes for 2016)

  • India – 22
  • Japan – 16
  • Thailand – 12
  • China – 2
  • USA – 2
  • Singapore – 1
  • Taiwan – 1

2016 Deming Prize for Individuals

  • Naotake Okubo, Executive Advisor, Sekisui Chemical

Related: 2015 Deming Prize Winners2013 Deming Prize WinnersDeming Prizes for 2011 go to Companies Based in India, Taiwan and Thailand

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