Lyth, David M. and Larry A. Mallak, "'I don't think we're in Kansas anymore, Toto' or Quality Lessons from the Land of Oz", Quality Engineering , Vol. 10, No. 3&4, 1997.
Bringelson, Liwana S., David M. Lyth, Robert F. Reck, and Robert Landeros, "Understanding the Inter-relationships of manufacturing: An Executive Game", Operations Management Review , Vol. 11, No. 2&3, 1995/6.
Mallak, Larry, Liwana S. Bringelson, and David M. Lyth, "A Cultural Study of ISO9000 Certification", International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management , Vol. 14, No. 5, pp.328-348.
Bringelson, Liwana S., David M. Lyth, Robert F. Reck, and Robert Landeros, "Training Industrial Engineers with an Interfunctional Computer Simulation Game", Computers and Industrial Engineering , Vol. 29, No. 1-4, pp.89-92, 1995.
Lyth, David M. and Roman J. Rabiej, "Critical Variables in Wood Manufacturing's Process Capability: Species, Structure, and Moisture Content", Quality Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp.275-280.
Mallak, Larry, David M. Lyth, and Liwana S. Bringelson, "ISO9000: Cultural Factors Impact Registration", Total Quality Review , September/October, 1995.
Lyth, David M. and Robert Johnston, "Empowerment, Discretion, Service Quality, and Customer Satisfaction", in Advancing Service Quality: A Global Perspective, edited by Bo Edvardsson, Stephen W. Brown, Robert Johnston, Eberhard E. Scheuing, International Service Quality Association , New York, 1996.
Recipient of "Dean's Award for Teaching" 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 from Western Michigan University.
Decision Sciences Institute, Instructional Innovation Competition 1994 - Honorable Mention
Recipient of "Outstanding Teaching Award", 1981, School of Business Administration, Michigan Technological University
Certified by the American Society for Quality: Certified Quality Engineer, 1976, recertified in 1997 Certified Quality Technician Mechanical Inspection, 1976 Certified Quality Technician Nondestructive Testing 1975