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Crafted by a seasoned Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with a proven track record at industry leaders like Microsoft, IBM, and Panasonic, this poster is your pathway to achieving Operational Excellence through Lean Methodologies.
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  1. Provides a summary of the meaning, principles and practices of 5S for workplace organization and standardization.
  2. Serves as a supplementary tool for your 5S awareness or workshop session.
  3. Print the poster in A3/A4 size right out from your office copier machine.


This product (Office 5S Poster) is a 3-page PDF document with a supplemental PowerPoint document, which you can download immediately upon purchase.

The Office 5S Poster depicts the meaning, principles and practices of an organized, standardized and productive office.

The poster is available in two distinct themes: a vibrant color scheme and a professional monochrome version. In both formats, the poster comes in a convenient PDF as well as an editable PPTX format, enabling effortless printing on A3/A4-sized paper from standard office copier machines. This versatile resource can be prominently displayed on employee workstations or distributed alongside your training materials.

Furthermore, the poster is an ideal supplement to Lean-related training presentations. It serves as a valuable takeaway, summarizing the core principles of 5S and reinforcing the key takeaways from your training.

The Office 5S Poster describes what is 5S, its benefits as well as the visual management tools. For the main contents, the Office 5S Poster describes each of the 'S', including the meaning, principles and practices:

1. Sort
•  Remove what is not needed and keep what is needed.

•  Stratification management
•  Dealing with the causes

•  Separate the necessary from the unnecessary
•  Get rid of what you do not need
•  "When in doubt, move it out"

2. Set In Order
Arrange essential items in order for easy access.

•  Functional storage
•  Search elimination

•  Find a permanent place for all needed items
•  Arrange items in order for easy access
•  Everything in its place after use

3. Shine
Keep things clean and tidy; no trash or dirt in the workplace.

•  Cleaning as inspection
•  Degrees of cleanliness

•  Clean and inspect workstations and common areas regularly
•  Clean office equipment, e.g. keyboard
•  Clean computer hard drive and e-files

4. Standardize
Establish standards and guidelines to maintain a clean workplace.

•  5S standardization
•  Visual management

•  Establish standards and guidelines
•  Make standards and guidelines visual
•  Maintain the workplace at a level in which deviations become obvious
•  Use visibility tools

5. Sustain
Make 5S a habit and teach others to adhere to established standards.

•  Habit formation
•  Disciplined workplace

•  Education and training
•  'Before' and 'after' photos
•  Daily 5S five-minute activities
•  Schedule 5S audits

Visual Management Tools
•  Visual Display: Label to make it perfectly clear where things belong and what the procedures are.
•  Visual Metrics: Quantify the path to targets for success. Use graphs and Pareto charts.
•  Visual Controls: Create an error-proofed environment to promote easy adherence to standards.

This poster is designed to drive operational excellence and sustainable change within your organization. It is a strategic tool for embedding 5S principles into your corporate culture, ensuring long-term efficiency and productivity.

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Source: Best Practices in Visual Workplace PDF: Office 5S Poster PDF (PDF) Document, Operational Excellence Consulting

Crafted by a seasoned Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with a proven track record at industry leaders like Microsoft, IBM, and Panasonic, this poster is your pathway to achieving Operational Excellence through Lean Methodologies.
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Operational Excellence Consulting, founded in 2009 by Allan Ung, draws from extensive experience at Microsoft, IBM, and Underwriters Laboratories (UL). With over three decades of expertise in strategy deployment, customer experience design, and operational excellence, our mission is clear: empowering global individuals and organizations through Design Thinking and Lean Methodologies. [read more]

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