I found this article from Industry Week Magazine.
5S is probably the most common lean method applied. It is seemingly simple, progress is visual, and it involves everyone. However, the average lifespan of a 5S effort is a paltry one year. This is worse than doing nothing at all. Getting the organization to put this much effort into something and then not sustain it sends the unintended message that their efforts were not valuable. It is disrespectful.
So how do you…Continue
Added by David Visco on May 31, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments