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    Dorian Awards Criteria

    Master of the year Award

    The Master of the Year Award is for leaders who have increased the impact of problem solving using Shainin technologies within their organization.

    To be considered for this award, the submission must meet the following criteria:

    • Applies leadership skills to expand the impact of Red X technologies within the organizatio
    • Results including projects completed that made a significant impact to improving business performance
    • The number of individuals coached to certification

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    RT5 Leadership Award

    The Rolling Top 5 Leadership Award is for leaders who have increased the impact of problem solving using Shainin technologies within their organization.

    To be considered for this award, the submission must meet the following criteria:

    • Demonstrates leadership guidance, structural framework, and effective mentoring of a dynamic problem-solving culture
    • Conducts regular reviews to ensure that key projects are solved quickly and efficiently
    • Encourages major suppliers and customers to jointly solve problems by using Shainin methods and leveraging the results
    • Actively recognizes and rewards outstanding performance in problem- solving
    • The number of successful projects and certifications

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    Team Project Awards

    This category of awards is for project teams who have demonstrated outstanding application of Shainin methodologies in solving complex problems within their company.

    To be considered for this award, the submission must meet the following criteria:

    • Speed and efficiency of the problem solved
    • Technical difficulty and complexity of the problem solved
    • Project impact and leverage across the organization
    • Creative use of Shainin technologies
    • Clarity of the project documentation

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    Company Award

    This category of awards is for companies who have succesfully developed a Red X Program within a facility, division, region, or company and can demonstrate impactful improvements based on that development.

    To be considered for this award, the submission must meet the following criteria:

    • Demonstrates impact of Shainin technology greatly improving key business metrics. 
    • Examples include: scrap reduction, yield improvement, throughput, warranty reductions, field failure avoidance, and other technical solutions resulting in savings. 
    • Enables a successful launch of a new program or product.