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The 5S's: Five Keys to a Total Quality Environment - {Seiri-Organization} - {Seiton-Neatness} - {Seiso-Cleaning} - {Seiketsu-Standardization} - {Shitsuke-Discipline}

Osada, Takashi {Author with Introduction By}

Published by Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, Japan, 1991
ISBN 10: 9283311167 / ISBN 13: 9789283311164
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Title: The 5S's: Five Keys to a Total Quality ...

Publisher: Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, Japan

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: Tenth Printing.


The name '5S' is derived from the first letters of the Japanese terms for organization {seiri}, neatness {seiton}, cleaning {seiso}, standardization {seiketsu}, and discipline {shitsuke}. The adoption of these five S's companywide can yield tremendous results-preventing accidents, reducing downtime, enhancing operational control of processes, and creating a healthier corporate climate. In THE 5S's: FIVE KEYS TO A TOTAL QUALITY ENVIRONMENT, Taskashi Osada explores the basic philosophy behind the 5S campaign, explains how every workplace can benefit from its use, discusses how your company can mount a successful 5S movement, and delves into each of the 5S's in detail. A thorough examination of the role the 5S's play both on the shop floor and in the office environment is also included." This book has 211 pages and is illustrated. The text contains NO internal marks whatsoever. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 065996

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Synopsis: The first step in any quality movement should be a 5S movement - that is, a determination to organize the workplace, keep it neat and clean, maintain standardized conditions, and maintain the discipline needed to do a good job.

By using this book to initiate a 5S movement, your company will see results in: higher productivity and better quality; improved accident prevention; employees taking pride in their work; healthier corporate climate.

What are the 5S's?
Seiri = Organization
Seiton = Neatness
Seiso = Cleaning
Seiketsu = Standardization
Shitsuke = Discipline

About the Author: Takashi Osada is the director of the Institute of Productivity Maintenance Technology in Nagoya, Japan. A 1969 graduate of Tokyo's Keio University, he offers management consulting specializing in industrial engineering, quality and process control, and plant management.

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