Seiketsu is the Japanese word for “Standardize” which is the fourth step in the 5S method. The goal is to establish standards for the first three steps in the 5S method such that all employees know how to maintain the workplace.

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Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.