Negative Impact of a 5S First Approach?

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The common start to a lean transformation for most companies begins with the implementation of 5S. The Japanese methodology to minimize errors and mistake proof the workplace through seiri (sort), seiton (set in order), seiso (shine), seiketsu (standardization), and shitsuke (sustain) has been the ultimate starting point for any lean journey. But is there a negative impact of

Lean Implementation and Respect for People

Whether attempting to implement lean strategies for the first time in a company or simply making improvements to an already lean culture, it is important to understand how respect for people is involved. Many people who work with lean concepts simply look at the strategies involved and how they can be put in place in