Management Division

The Management Division is concerned with the management of the engineering process at all of its levels.


The Management Division is concerned with the management of the engineering process at all of its levels, national and international, and specifically as applied to the following: project and program management, the process of technological innovation, motivation, communication, human resources, organization and planning, technology forecasting and assessment, product and market analysis and planning, sales engineering organizations, technology transfer, finance, economic development, management information systems, the application of computer programs and data bands, small business, management development and education, the measurement of performance, quality and productivity, employment of engineers, and personal growth and management.

  1. Promote the art, science and practice of management among members of the Society in the fields of planning, organizing and directing and controlling resources, both human and material, to improve the quality of products and services provided by organizations and to achieve objectives in the most effective and efficient manner.
  2. Encourage and foster research, development and the publication of significant information in the field of management within the Division's scope.
  3. Foster the interchange of ideas among engineers by :
  4. Encouraging the preparation, presentation and/or publication of papers, reports, manuals and texts on management subjects;
  5. Organizing programs for presentation and discussion of management papers and reports and in which all members of the Society and invited participants may meet on an equal basis to exchange experiences and ideas; and
  6. Cooperating with other technical divisions, committees and groups within the Society and with other engineering or management organizations with respect to preparation and presentation of papers and reports, management standards and ethics, management education and development, and special services in order to avoid duplication of effort and/or possible conflicts
  7. Provide opportunities for education and training in the field of engineering management to ASME members and others active in the field.
  8. Cooperate with and provide encouragement to the Board on Professional Development, colleges, universities, and other societies, that offer courses, seminars, workshops and conferences relating to the field of management.
  9. Stimulate interest in international management activities by developing an exchange of management methods and procedures, skills and important literature with engineering management groups abroad, utilizing, among others, the Society's international contacts, groups and committees.
  10. Encourage the development of the affiliated committees for the advancement of specialized functions within the general framework of the Management Division.
  11. Direct attention to outstanding achievement and general contributions in the field of management to all members of the Society and to recommend and/or provide suitable recognition for such achievement.
  12. Provide that its activities shall be directed, with due consideration of the diversity of the Division's membership, by members of the society who have achieved recognition for knowledge and experience in management and have shown by activity within the Division, the necessary ability and willingness to discharge such responsibilities.

Honors & Awards

Recognition of outstanding achievement in engineering is one of the major objectives of ASME. Through its programs of honors and awards, ASME recognizes outstanding contributions to the art and science of engineering.

Society Awards

Henry Laurence Gantt Medal

Past 3 Henry Laurence Gantt Medalists

The 2019 Henry Laurence Gantt Medal was awarded to Margaret G. McCullough for directing thousands of engineers and scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository and Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, first-of-their-kind projects that have had far-reaching positive environmental outcomes for our planet.

The 2018 medal was awarded Todd R. Allen for distinguished management and service achievements through countless roles including prior chair of ASME’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Committee and Public Affairs and Outreach Council; and for ongoing Volunteer Orientation Leadership Training Academy efforts that contribute to successful workshops and other endeavors.

The 2006 medal was awarded to Charla K. Wise medal for distinguished achievements in management, and for service to society and the community.

Division Awards

Henry Robinson Towne Lecture
Frederick W. Taylor Award

Nominations link for processing division awards.
Unit Awards

Important Award Information For Recipients of Monetary Awards

Please note that honorariums cannot be distributed without receipt of applicable tax forms. If you are a recipient of a monetary award, you will be contacted by ASME staff regarding tax forms you will need to complete, as well as how to submit them to us.


Chair, John Bozewicz

Past Chair, Nael Barakat

Vice Chair, Peter Oviroh

Member, KC De La Garza

Member, Soren Maloney

Member, Sara Wilson


Management Division Webinars

A special thank you to all those who attended the Management Division's webinars that took place at IMECE. We know these presentations will benefit so many others. For that reason, we've included them below. Enjoy!

Topic: Resume / CV Building

Presented by: 

Mark D. Stark, B.B.A., USN, CPO (Ret)
Career Success Coach, College of Engineering
University Advancement
The University of Texas at Tyler

Topic: From Engineer to Manager - Navigating a Successful Transition (slides attached)

Presented by: John Bozewicz, ASME Management Division Secretary, Past Chair

Volunteer Opportunities

We're always looking for Volunteers! Email April Tone, Sr. Manager, TEC Operations at if you're interested. Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ad hoc (project-based)
  • Webinar presenter
  • Executive Committee Member

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