2019 Deming Prize Winners

Guest post by John Hunter, founder of curiouscat.com (in 1996).

The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2019 Deming Prize winners.

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

Five companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year:

Indian companies receiving 4 of the 5 awards is not as surprising as some may think: 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 2019):

  • India – 32
  • Japan – 20
  • Thailand – 12
  • China – 3
  • USA – 2
  • Indonesia – 1
  • Singapore – 1
  • Taiwan – 1

2019 Deming Grand Prize
An organization may apply for the Deming Grand Prize three years or more after it has received the Deming Prize.

  • Toyota Motor Kyushu, Inc. (Japan)

2019 Deming Prize for Individuals:

  • Dr. Yasushi Nagata, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

2019 Deming Distinguished Service Award For Dissemination and Promotion Overseas:

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