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Crosby Medalists

The Crosby Medal is presented to the individual who has authored a distinguished book contributing significantly to the extension of the philosophy and application of the principles, methods, or techniques of quality management.

See the complete list of medal recipients and their winning books, some available from ASQ, in the table below.

Nominate a book for the next Crosby Medal

ASQ welcomes nominations for the Crosby Medal. Submit an application and 10 copies of the book you would like to nominate to the Awards Administrator at [email protected] by October 1.

Medal-winning authors and books

Year Award Recipient Winning Book
2024 Luciana Paulise   We Culture
2022 Jiju Antony, Vijaya Sunder M, Chad Matthew Laux and, Elizabeth A. Cudney
Ten Commandments of LSS: Guidelines for business executives and senior managers from the perspective of practitioners, researchers, and academics on how to implement and sustain the Lean Six Sigma methodology in any organizational setting, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2019
2021 George Wayne Jaques and Aziz U. Rehman
A Practical Field Handbook in Industrial Radiography & Radiograph Interpretation, 2020
2018 Elizabeth A. Cudney, Tina Kanti Agustiady Design for Six Sigma: A Practical Approach through Innovation, Taylor & Francis, 2016
2017 Daniel John Zrymiak, Roderick A. Munro, Govindarajan Ramu The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, Second Edition, ASQ Quality Press, 2015
2016 T.M. Kubiak The Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt Handbook, ASQ Quality Press, 2012 
The ASQ Pocket Guide for the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Quality Press, 2014
2015 Adil F. Dalal The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results, CRC Press, 2012
2014 Debashis Sarkar Lessons in Lean Management, Westland, 2012
2010 Steven J. Spear The High Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition, Mc-Graw-Hill Education, 2010
2007 Bijay Jayaswal
Peter Patton
Design for Trustworthy Software: Tools, Techniques, and Methodology of Developing Robust Software, Prentice Hall, 2006
2005 Gregory Watson Design for Six Sigma: Innovation for Enhanced Competitiveness, GOAL/QPC, 2005
2004 Forrest W. Breyfogle, III Implementing Six Sigma: Smarter Solutions Using Statistical Methods, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2003
2003 James R. Evans,
William M. Lindsay
The Management and Control of Quality, 6th Edition, South-Western College Pub, 2004
2002 Subir Chowdhury The Power of Six Sigma: An Inspirational Tale of How Six Sigma Is Transforming the Way We Work, Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2001


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