Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Definitions

Glossary terms, history, people and definitions about Lean and Six Sigma


The most popular improvement methodologies today are Lean and Six Sigma.

Where did these approaches come from?

In a quest to better understand the history and network of quality experts, improvement tools, books, and companies, I’ve been researching and tracing back the roots.

I would recommend starting with some of the key personnel within both methodologies, then reading and following the links of Influences and Influenced based on your interest.

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