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Dr. Jiju Antony Receives Prestigious Crosby Medal from the American Society for Quality

March 25, 2022

Dr. Jiju Antony, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was presented with the prestigious Crosby Medal by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). The Crosby Medal is awarded to individuals who have published renowned books that significantly contribute to the promotion of the philosophy and application of quality management principles, methods, and techniques. 


ASQ is an international community of individuals committed to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members around the world, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions  and leaders who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet the critical quality challenges of tomorrow.


Dr. Antony received the award for the book The Ten Commandments of Lean Six Sigma: A Guide for Practitioners. The book presents the perspectives of practitioners, researchers, and academics offering their expertise on various topics of quality and continuous improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma. This book is an essential and practical guide for senior managers and executives who want to achieve operational excellence in all organizations of any type and size. His book ha already won the prestigious Walter E. Masing Book Prize by the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) in April 2021. The Walter E. Masing Award is offered to Thought Leaders in the Global Quality Community. 


“I am delighted and truly honored to be recognized among several other scholars, leading academics and practitioners in the quality management community on the global stage. I would like to thank all the nominees who have chosen my book for this special recognition and many thanks to my co-authors who worked with me on this remarkable book. Finally, I am ever grateful to Emerald Publishers in the UK for encouraging me in developing this book further to my publication of an article entitled “Ten Commandments of Lean Six Sigma: A practitioner’s perspective published in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management in 2018,” Dr. Antony commented. 


Ara Maj Cruz
Creative Writer
25 March 2022

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