Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing - "The Prize was established in 1988 to promote awareness of Lean manufacturing concepts and recognize companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico that achieve world-class manufacturing status."
The prize web site includes application information, information on past prize recipients and lean manufacturing resources.
- Lean Thinking Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones (Contributor), 1996, 2003.
- The Machine That Changed the World The Story of Lean Production by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones (Contributor) and Daniel Roos (Contributor), 1991. Based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's five year study on the future of the worldwide auto industry.