The ISO has initiated the Royal Statistical Society into the inspection cartel. Its role will be to certify those who wish to be recognised as Six Sigma and Lean practitioners to ISO 18404:2015: Quantitative methods in process improvement – Six Sigma – competencies for key personnel and their organizations in relation to Six Sigma and Lean implementation.
This is the latest example of the ISO’s embrace-extend-extinguish strategy against ideas that don’t pay tax to the cartel. Through it, the cartel can shift income from competitors, even in cases where their methods are superior to the ISO’s.
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