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7 5S Management Musts to Sustainment - Part 1

Posted by David Visco on June 27, 2016 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

Sustaining is commonly regarded the most difficult part of 5S. In that regard, I've listed below what I call "Management Musts" for sustaining 5S. 

Management MUST:

1. Get out on the shop floor (go to gemba)

2. Go through 5S training 

3. Be part of a 5S team

4. Support 5S

5. Focus on the people and their 5S efforts

6. Hold people accountable

7. Not "do 5S to them"

Every few days, I'll post detail about one of…

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5S = Failure?

Posted by Paul Critchley on June 2, 2016 at 2:56pm 1 Comment

Hi all!

I thought you might enjoy a guest post I wrote for Mark Graban's Leanblog.org site concerning the 5S program at a former employer of mine.

Read the Guest Post Here!

5S is Not a Housekeeping Program

Posted by David Visco on June 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Here is a great article on why 5S is soooooo much more than just a housekeeping program

http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/5s-without-5y-just-housekeeping

5S First?

Posted by David Visco on May 17, 2016 at 12:48pm 0 Comments

5S First? Fantastic article I dug up from Bruce Hamilton (aka The Toast Guy). Check this out https://oldleandude.com/2012/01/12/5s-first/ @gbmp1 @ameconnect 

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Floor Tape Recommendation?

Started by Kate Griffin in Ask the Expert. Last reply by Kate Griffin Apr 18. 2 Replies

I have newly installed smooth concrete floors. What’s the best type of heavy duty tape to use?Continue

REquire examples from cermaic industry

Started by Hemang Kelaiya in Community Feedback Sep 13, 2015. 0 Replies

Hi,  I am guiding a team at ceramic industry for 5S, currently in our region there is no such industry which we can consider as benchmark. So if anyone has good example for such type of industry then…Continue

Some Glimps for best office 5S required for reference

Started by Deepak Kumar in Ask the Expert Aug 5, 2015. 0 Replies

Some Glimps for best office 5S required for referenceContinue

5S ROI - can you measure it?

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert. Last reply by David Visco Jul 31, 2015. 7 Replies

Like it or not, many senior managers look to the bottom line with regards to any new project. While 5S should never be considered a project we all know it's easily considered as such. With that in…Continue

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7 5S Management Musts to Sustainment - Part 1

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