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5S: Why is it not sustaining?


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Come share your experiences and learn from the experiences of others by sharing best practices, what worked for you, what didn’t and what challenges you are facing.


5S (sometimes cut down to 3S) is fundamental in workplace organization. Many organizations have successfully implemented 5S, but over time, they have slipped back to their "old ways." Sustain, the 5th S, seems to be the hardest to maintain. Why? Share your experiences on this very important topic, and learn from other organization’s mistakes.