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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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Standardize (Seiketsu)

Standardize (Seiketsu)

Standardize, also known as "Seiketsu", 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. For a better understanding of Standardize and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check…

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Seiketsu (aka Standardize)

Seiketsu (aka Standardize)

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. For a better understanding of Seiketsu and an overview of…

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