The Deming Prize for Individuals

The Deming Prize for Individuals is an annual award given to
a) individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the study of TQM or
b) individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the dissemination of TQM.
The examination will be carried out among candidates with recommendation from the members of the Deming Prize Committee. Any individual who fulfils the above a) or b) can become a candidate for the prize. However, those whose primary activities are limited to outside Japan are not eligible for the prize.
The winners receive the Deming Medal with an accompanying Certificate of Merit from the Deming Prize Committee and supplemental prize money from “Nippon Keizai Shimbun.”

How to recommend a candidate for the Deming Prize for Individuals

—Due date: July 31st*
The Deming Prize Committee welcomes candidate recommendations from the members of the Deming Prize Committee for the Deming Prize for Individuals. 
Please fill in the specified recommendation form, attach a record of achievements made (3 pages on a A4 size paper at the maximum) and submit to the Deming Prize Committee Secretariat.
The recommendation deadline is July 31st.

(*When the due date for an application or submission falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it will be extended to the following Monday. This rule applies to all of the other submittal due dates.)

Examination

Taking into consideration the record of his/her achievement, The Deming Prize for Individuals Selection Committee examines and selects the candidates for the Prize and reports to the Deming Prize Committee.

Determination of the winners

—Mid October
According to the report by the Committee, the Deming Prize Committee determines the winners of the Prize and notifies them.

Public announcement of the winners

―Mid October
After the Prize winners have been determined by the Deming Prize Committee as mentioned above, the winners are announced through the proper JUSE publication media with the reasons for receiving the Prize.

Award ceremony

—Mid November
The winners receive the Deming Medal with an accompanying Certificate of Merit from the Deming Prize Committee and supplemental prize money from “Nippon Keizai Shimbun.”

Winners Presentations by

The Winners Presentations will take place after the award ceremony

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