I found this website which has tons of Lean Simulations free of charge. Enjoy
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You will face many challenges implementing and sustaining a 5S System. One of those is that a 5S System represents change. One way to make the change easy for employees it to use a slow and steady method if implementation.
The first thing to remember is there is no cookie cutter solution when it comes to developing and implementing a 5S System. Each organization is different as are the people who work in them. You must examine how your organization works and tailor your 5S System to…Continue
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Here is a list of good 5S standard practices taken from a fantastic new book from GBMP E2 Continuous Improvement System.
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Here is a good post I pulled off a respected lean blog about how to sustain your improvements
Kaizen events can be tricky........on the surface they seem like more or less simple continuous improvement exercises but there are some key elements needed to make them successful and sustain: 1) Make sure that some of the people closest to the problem are involved in the event and that it is not just run by a bunch of outside 'experts'. This is how you get…Continue
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The third S, in 5S, is commonly referred to as shine. A more accurate translation of the original Japanese word – seisou – is probably scrub or sweep. But shine works as well.…Continue
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A great tool to help sustain your 5S initiative is to assign tasks to folks and ensure they're held accountable. The below post discusses just such a checklist.
One of the best aids in sustaining a daily 5S process is found in the 5S Assignment Chart. This assignment chart lists all the 5S tasks to be completed in a zone (designated area) along with the frequency the task should be done (daily, weekly, monthly); the person’s…Continue
Here are some tips for a successful 5S program.
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A workplace that is clean, organized, efficient, and safe, functions at utmost…Continue
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The third S, in 5S, is commonly referred to as shine. A more accurate translation of the original Japanese word – seisou – is…Continue
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Find below the first part of an article I found on Implementing 5S in the Office. Each week, we'll post the next part.
A 5S System is a low cost system that will clean and organize your workplace. It will increase productivity and raise employee morale. This article that will give you some basic information on how to implement a 5S system in your workplace.
One of the keys to the success of a 5S system is to have the full support of the management of your company. While…Continue
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