The history of lean involves luminaries such as Toyoda, Ford, Ohno, Taylor and many others. Read about their accomplisments and contributions.
All Six Sigma exams require knowledge of the Founding Fathers of Six Sigma and the Quality Movement. Here is a great study guide & reference for you:
Genichi Taguchi contributed several important concepts to the field of quality including the Taguchi Loss Function and Taguchi Robust design.
We’ve seen examples of successful Lean Six Sigma applications in areas as diverse as fixing our public schools to product ownership to tech support. But how do you start the movement towards enterprise deployment?
Joseph M Juran was a quality luminary that focused on top management involvement, the quality trilogy, quality cost measurement, and Pareto analysis.