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Evolution of Six Sigma Evolution of Six Sigma . Lean Six Sigma started with statistical process control on the quality side. It evolved in the business process reengineering where we throw out the old process and start over . And then on to total quality management, process improvement which ultimately evolved into Six Sigma . On a productivity side, the Ford Production System was used to assemble cars, which was used as the basis for the Toyota Production System . Just In Time production philosophies joined by TPS which evolved into Lean . Now Lean and Six Sigma are merging to get the most of both improvement philosophies . Lean began as the Toyota Production System in 1973. Lean is essentially the elimination of waste, this waste can be identify to the process speed, efficiency and reduce through continuous improvement . The five principles of Lean include value, the value chain, flow, pull and perfection . This five principles can be brought to [INAUDIBLE] through a wide spectrum of Lean tools . In a related way, different areas of emphasis of the business flow directly into Six Sigma
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