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How To Apply 5S: Dishpit Hell

How to Apply 5S: Dishpit Hell

Do you enjoy doing dishes? Most people don't, so it's pretty easy for dishes to pile up and become a Dishpit Hell. The good news is that you can easily prevent this from happening with 5S. Here's an example of how 5S helped improve the service at popular Hawaiian restaurant whose customers were…

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How To Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

How to Apply 5S: Home Office Desk

Your desk can reflect your mind. A cluttered, unorganized desk often leads to scattered thoughts and ideas – and ultimately, lowered productivity. Here's a photo of my desk before applying 5S. It sure could use some organization! Step 1: Sort I needed to first sort through everything that was on my…

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Sort (aka Seiri)

Sort (aka Seiri)

Sort, is also known as "Seiri," is the first step in the 5S method. The goal is to remove unnecessary items from the workplace and keep only what's needed in the appropriate quantities. For a better understanding of Sort and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check out our Free Lean Six…

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Seiri (aka Sort)

Seiri (aka Sort)

Sieri is Japanese word for "Sort" which is the first step in the 5S method. The goal is to remove unnecessary items from the workplace and keep only what's needed in the appropriate quantities. For a better understanding of Seiri and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check out our Free Lean…

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