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Lean and 5S Products

Lean and 5S Products

Lean 5S Visual Management Example of the Second "S", Set in Order where everything has a place and everything in its place. This is from a Blog by Kevin Clay of Six Sigma Development Solutions.

Lean Visual Management Example of the Second "S", Set in Order where everything has a place and everything in its place.

When working to make your workspace more lean, it is absolutely crucial for everything to have a “home” within the office or warehouse environment. Everything having its own space to occupy means that items will always be easy to find, and you and your team will waste less time searching for the tools necessary to complete a task. At the end of the day, this is the defining element of the 5S organizational strategy system.

Any company that carries inventory needs a well-thought-out warehouse space with efficient storage, and space for shipping and receiving. Workers who know wher

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Are you having trouble implementing kaizen activities? If so, the solution could be as simple as narrowing down your targets for improvement. Andy Quinlan shares his thoughts on what should be the real focus, plus his favorite sketch for planning and executing kaizen activities.

Narrowing the Scope of Kaizen Activities

Push and pull systems. Dave Gray

Taiichi Ohno is the engineering genius behind the famed Toyota Production System (TPS), known under various names: Lean Manufacturing, Just-In-Time Manufacturing, and Pull Manufacturing.

"Gemba walks may sound like Lean 101 but they still require 110% of your undivided attention," writes Andrew Quibell. "And even then the problems that sent you on the gemba walk may go unnoticed if you don’t know what exactly you’re looking for." Check out Quibell's favorite sketch for mapping and honing the focus of his gemba walks.

"Gemba walks may sound like Lean 101 but they still require of your…