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Three 5s Activities Should be Mutually Supportive

Posted in Seiketsu, Seiso, Shitsuke, and Standardization

5S last three terms are closely related. Seiso is the maintenance of cleanliness is always maintained at its plant. Seiso activity is highly dependent on the standardize Seiketsu cleaning and maintenance activities in the form of work instructions are easily followed by all employees. Shitsuke as the methods used to motivate employees to consistently carry out and participate in Seiketsu and Seiso activities.

The three activities above should be supporting each other. Cleaning at a time are well preserved because there is an audit or inspection of the president. Every part of the company maintained in a clean condition. But these conditions only lasted a few days. After the echoes of the campaign was not heard from again, everything returns to normal.

SHITSUKE: Making workers accustomed to obey rules

Posted in Shitsuke

Shitsuke are paramount from the 5S activities because it involves discipline and awareness of lean manufacturing 5S. Therefore, 5S is not only a trainer could give theories about 5S but more than that, can give an example to new employees on the 5S activities.

Awareness of hard formed if a rule is simply a statement that must be obeyed without communication and mutual respect between employees and employees, between employees and managers.