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Awards | Given By: | Criteria: | Website: | Cape Challenge Award | C.A.P.E | The California Challenge Award is a self-assessment program to help private and public sector applicants begin their journey towards performance excellence. The Challenge Award consists of a 12 page application using the most current criteria of the CAPE Program at the category level. | http://www.calexcellence.org/ | The California Prospector Award | C.A.P.E | Created to help applicants advance their performance excellence initiative before committing to the complete California Awards for Performance Excellence™ application process. The Prospector Award™ consists of a 25 page application using the most current criteria of the CAPE™ Program at the category and item levels. | http://www.calexcellence.org | California Award for Performance Excellence | C.A.P.E. | top level award offered by CCE and adheres to the BNQP criteria. The Eureka Award offers seven categories: Large and Small Service; Education; Health Care; Non-Profit; Government; and, Military.
| | Annual Food Quality Award | Food Quality Magazine | It honors the dedication and achievement of a North American Quality Assurance/Quality Control team that has made exceptional contributions to food safety and consumer satisfaction with a positive impact on business results. | http://www2.dupont.com/Qualicon | Akao Prize | Quality Function Deployment Institute | The Akao Prize is now awarded to individuals around the world who have demonstrated Excellence in their practice and dissemination of Quality Function Deployment (QFD) for many years. Taken into consideration are research, authorship, teaching, practical applications, and personal commitment and service to the QFD community world wide. | www.qfdi.org/akaoprize.htm | American Society for Quality's Awards & Medals | Annual Quality Congress | The awards recognize individuals for superior achievements in the development, promotion, and communication of quality information and technology. Anyone, regardless of membership, may make nominations. These awards are presented at ASQ’s Annual Quality Congress in the spring of each year. | www.asq.org/about-asq/awards/ | American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Awards | ASTD | ASTD provides information, research, analysis and practical information derived from its own research, the knowledge and experience of its members, its conferences, expositions, seminars, publications and the coalitions and partnerships it has built through research and policy work. | www.astd.org/ | American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Awards | ASTM | The objective of the ASTM International Honors and Awards Program is to recognize the dedication and exemplary effort of ASTM Intl. members in regard to the development and promulgation of ASTM Intl. Standards and related information. Awards can be grouped into three categories: Society Awards, Society Recognized Committee Awards, and Technical Committee Awards. | www.astm.org/ | APICS Recognition Awards | APICS | The APICS Recognition Programs offer individuals, chapters, and organizations recognition, increased project management and team-building skills, and career support. | www.apics.org/ | Deming Prize | Deming | The Deming Prize, especially the Deming Application Prize which is given to companies, has exerted an immeasurable influence directly or indirectly on the development of quality control and management in Japan. | www.deming.org/demingprize/index.html | IEEE Computer Society Award :: Award for Software Process Achievement | Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute & IEEE | The Award for Software Process Achievement may be given to any software professional or team of software professionals responsible for an improvement to their organization's software process. To be considered for this award, the improvement must be sustained, measured, and significant. | | European Quality Award | EQ | The European Quality Prizes are presented to organisations that demonstrate excellence in the management of quality as their fundamental process for continuous improvement. | http://www.efqm.org/Default.aspx?tabid=32 & www.eoq.org/SMEAwardsMoreInfo.html | Shingo Prize | Shingo | Referred to by Business Week as the Nobel prize in manufacturing, the 'Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing' promotes world-class manufacturing and recognizes companies that achieve superior customer satisfaction and other positive business results. Utah State University, in 1988, recognized Dr. Shigeo Shingo for his lifetime work with an Honorary Doctorate in Business and established the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing. Dr. Shingo distinguished himself as one of the world's leading experts in improving manufacturing processes. He has been described as an "engineering genius," and he assisted in the creation of many of the features of revolutionary just-in-time manufacturing methods, systems, and processes that make up the renowned Toyota Production System and related production systems. | www.shingoprize.org | RIT/USA Today Quality Cup | RIT/USA Today | The RIT/USA TODAY Quality Cup Competition recognizes teams who make significant contributions to the improvement of quality in their organization. The competition is conducted as a cooperative academic-industry effort between the College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology and USA TODAY. The Cup stresses team participation and is achievable by any organization. Currently, the website is for research/educational purposes only as the final competition for the RIT/USA TODAY Quality Cup was last held during 2001. | www.qualitycup.org/ | Baldridge Awards | Baldridge | The Baldrige Award is given by the President of the United States to businesses - manufacturing and service, small and large - and to education and health care organizations that apply and are judged to be outstanding in seven areas: leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, information and analysis, human resource focus, process management, and business results. | www.quality.nist.gov/ |…...