five S

five S

a framework (Japanese in origin) for imparting PRODUCTION efficiency: Seiketsu Standardize. The intent being to standardize work so that consistent work will lead to consistent performance. Seiri Removal. The intent being to remove unwanted items from the workplace, for example tools or materials or plans that are not needed for the present task. Seiso Keeping clean. Keeping the work place clean and tidy. Seiton Organizing. That is, organising materials, tools etc so that the user will know where they are and time will not be wasted looking for them. Shitsuke Keeping to the rules. Underpinning the idea that organizations (and society) operate better through cooperation and teamwork. See LEAN MANUFACTURING.
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The fundamentals include the five S's, or 5S: "Sort," "Set In order," "Shine," "Standardize" and "Sustain."
She reiterated Modi's principle of five S's - Samman (Respect), Samwaad (Dialogue), Sahyog(Cooperation), Shanti (Peace) that only can usher in Sammriddhi (Prosperity) of the two Asian giants.
This includes a hands-on exploration of the five S's of wine tasting: Seeing, Swirling, Smelling, Sipping and Savoring.
There is no doubt that all five S's are now in evidence, each week, at the John Smith's Stadium.
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The book offers help in choosing the right glass or bottle by discussing the different types of wine drinkers, key words to use when ordering wine, and how to use the five S's of wine tasting to find the perfect wine varietal (see, swirl, sniff, sip and savor).
He also says to remember the five S's: speed, strength, stamina, skill and spirit Hurrah!
Designed to foster lean, flexible, and demand sensitive processes, the model is built on what the author calls the five S's--scope, span, scale, skill, and structure.
The five S's are derived from the following Japanese words: seiri--organize and get rid of unnecessary files, forms, tools, or other materials; seiton--straighten offices and work areas; seiso--clean work areas and equipment to eliminate dirt that can obscure problems: seiketsu--standardize locations of tools, files, equipment, and other materials using color coding or labels; shetsuke--maintain discipline in the first tour S's.
Remember the five S's: Secure, Search, Silence, Segregate, and Safeguard.
'We have always emphasised the importance of having a highly skilled and loyal workforce, but this means we are able to have them working in a much more efficient way Mr Gregson said: 'The idea of the five S's is the first step on the road towards lean manufacturing which is what any company that wants to compete in a global marketplace needs to adopt.