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5S Made Simple

Posted by Michael Pate on

5S System    5S is so named because the concept follows 5 rules that all start with the Letter "S". The system was developed in Japan by Toyota to eliminate waste and inefficiencies. The 5S system is often used in organizations that have employed Lean Methodology. However, the principles of 5S can be used in our everyday lives. Sort - Evaluate the items presently in a location and remove all of them that are unnecessary. Set in Order - Organize all items so that they are located in a spot that is convenient and efficient for use. Mark the location for each...

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