Lean Methodology: Selecting and Executing a Personal 5s Application Project
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Darden Case No. UVA-OM-1374
This technical note requires students to define and describe a practical application deploying the 5S process steps of Lean Thinking methodology: Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardization, and Sustain. The purpose of these process steps is to help future business managers organize, create new habits, and visually control a personal area or workplace setting in order to eliminate waste in the activities undertaken by one or more individuals. The note provides guidance for students to document their 5S journey, reflect and learn, and then summarize the experience.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: six sigma, operations managementworking papers series
Date posted: June 23, 2009
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