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What are the 5S’s?

What are the 5S

3 min read 5S is popular methodology in Lean workplaces, specifically manufacturing. It is much more than an organizational tool, but rather a tool that helps facilities increase sales, reduce costs, and gives organizations a bit of an edge. Following each step of the 5S process thoroughly and with attention to detail, you will be able to remove … Read more

Kaizen in the Workplace

3 min read Kaizen is both a methodology and a philosophy that can be found inLean businesses, facilities, andorganizations. The term Kaizen is from Japan and is a term meaning continuous improvement. It is integral to the Toyota Production System uses a variety of Lean tools and strategies. The idea of continuous improvement is one that includes smaller … Read more

What Is A Gemba Walk?

3 min read In short, a gemba walk is an expedition to examine a workplace with the overall goal of locating and eliminating inefficiencies. “You can’t solve a problem until you’ve seen the problem,” is the logic behind the gemba walk concept, and while these treks are usually the realm of management, anyone wishing for a more holistic … Read more