In the article the attempt of methodological integration of two contemporary methods is made: Six Sigma and Lean Management. First, the evolution of Six Sigma is presented with indication of reasons of its development. Next the methods were compared and the integrated Lean Six Sigma form was discussed. The article is cocluded by voices of critics and appraisal of the Lean Six Sigma concept.
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