Appendix One A Brief History of Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma had to pivot during the pandemic, and there are many new milestones. This Appendix covers some of those events and gives the International Lean Six Sigma (ILSS) practitioner information that may be helpful if the future brings a similar crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we live, work, and do business. And Lean Six Sigma, the methodology focused on continuous improvement, was not spared. Yet, as companies worldwide faced unprecedented challenges, Lean Six Sigma practitioners found ways to adapt and drive positive change. The pandemic brought about new opportunities and accomplishments for the methodology, demonstrating its value in times of uncertainty.

One of the critical ...

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