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  1. Helps the user in understanding the concepts of 5S & Kaizen
  2. Provides guidelines on implementing the concepts of 5S & Kaizen with practical examples
  3. Generates a motivation and an understanding on the usefulness of these methods


This product (5S & Kaizen [CQP Module 4-1]) is a 52-page PDF document, which you can download immediately upon purchase.

Certified Quality Professional (CQP) is an excellent program on 'Quality Management' brought out by Quality Professionals Group (QPG). The contents of this program are now available for download as different Modules. These documents in pdf consist of different lessons of the various Modules of the program.

There are 5 different modules of the program and cover the most relevant topics on quality management for current use by the industry. The program is useful both for application in the manufacturing as well as in the service sector. The language & contents of the program are well researched and are given in a format that is easy to understand & comprehend. The modules are available as separate documents as well as a bundle document.

This document is the 4th in the series of the program and covers the Part-1 of Module-4 titled,
Contemporary Quality Concepts (5S & Kaizen).

The Module covers the following topics on the subject of ‘5S & Kaizen':
1. 5S Workplace Management
2. Kaizen (Understanding & Implementing the methodology)

5S is a Japanese technique for workplace organization based on 5 simple steps (sort, set-in-order, shine, standardize & sustain). It provides a foundation for making all other improvements in an organization.

Kaizen is a continuous improvement methodology again originated in Japan but practiced the world over. The methodology is based on the premise that small incremental improvements done regularly by the employees contribute to major improvements in the organizational performance.

These techniques are useful both for manufacturing as well as service organizations.

This document generates an understanding on the basics of these techniques with examples and helps you plan & implement them in your organization.

The details of the sub-topics covered in the document are:

Lesson 1: 5S Workplace Management
1. Introduction
2. What is 5S?
3. Why 5S?
4. Basic rules for 5S
5. Implementing 5S
5.1 Structure & organization for 5S
5.2 First S-Seiri
5.3 Second S-Seiton
5.4 Third S-Seiso
5.5 Fourth S-Seiketsu
5.6 Fifth S-Shitsuke
6. Last word on 5S

Lesson 2: Kaizen
1. Introduction to KAIZEN
2. Two Elements of KAIZEN
3. KAIZEN Concept in Our Individual Life
4. Maintenance, Innovation, and KAIZEN
5. Process-Oriented Thinking vs. Result-Oriented Thinking
6. Insemination of KAIZEN into the Organization
7. The Wet Blanket List
8. Ten Basic Tips for KAIZEN activities
9. Generation of Kaizen
10. Kaizen Deployment Methods
11. Kaizen Format and Recording
12. Kaizen Examples

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