Cost for Six Sigma program for Erie County climbs to more than $1 million

The Buffalo News is reporting that “The price of Erie County’s efficiency effort — the much-touted Lean Six Sigma program — is mushrooming to more than $1 million.”
Come on, you don’t have to spend a million bucks to get a good Lean Six Sigma program up and running.
Alfred Hammonds Jr., Six Sigma Director, wants train hundreds of employees over the next two and a half years. Come on, you don’t need to train hundreds of people to have a successful six sigma program. I would start with a few well trained, coached, and mentored Black Belts to see if the culture can sustain and accept the discipline of six sigma. Six Sigma isn’t for everyone.

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