National Medal of Technology and Innovation

photo of 2007 Medals of Technology and Innovation Presentation at the White House

Armand V. Feigenbaum received the 2007 National Medal of and Technology and Innovation for his leadership in the development of the economic relationship of quality costs, productivity improvement, and profitability, and for his pioneering application of economics, general systems theory and technology, statistical methods, and management principles that define The Total Quality Management approach for achieving performance excellence and global competitiveness.

In 1987, Dr. W. Edwards Deming received the medal for his forceful promotion of statistical methodology, for his contributions to sampling theory and for his advocacy to corporations and nations of a general management philosophy that has resulted in improved product quality with consequent betterment of products available to users as well as more efficient corporate performance.

In 1992, Joseph M. Juran received the medal for his lifetime work of providing the key principles and methods by which enterprises manage the quality of their products and processes, enhancing their ability to compete in the global marketplace.

Related: 2007 National Medals of Science and Technology2007 Baldrige National Quality Award2007 William G. Hunter Award2005 and 2006 National Science and Technology MedalsASQ Deming Medal to Peter Scholtes

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