All posts tagged "5S"

  • Transforming Success into Failure
    Transforming Success into Failure

    What causes false starts with the tools of Lean manufacturing? Experience has taught me that there are three common causes.

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • 5S Just Isn’t Going to Work Here
    5S Just Isn’t Going to Work Here

    A Lean transformation must first address how employees think about their work environments and work processes before Lean tools like 5S and Value Stream Mapping can be applied. Experiences targeted at the elimination of waste, and simple...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • Sigma-Aldrich, STLCC Receive 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award
    Sigma-Aldrich, STLCC Receive 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award

    Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, along with its long standing training partner, Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College, received the 2013 Governor’s Innovative Industry Training Award at the September 2013 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development in Kansas City,...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • Professional Essential Training Six Sigma
    Professional Essential Training at STLCC Continuing Education

    Professional Essentials will help you develop and maintain your competitive edge with credentials that will increase your value in the job market or develop competencies by learning new skills. Call St. Louis Community College Continuing Education at...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Sonoco Plastics 6S Poster
    Lean Transformations at Sonoco Hazelwood

    The Workforce Solutions Group salutes Sonoco Plastics for their dedication to training and engaging their employees in their world class world class lean transformation.

    • Posted May 17, 2013
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  • Starting on the Road to Lean
    Making Lean Stick – Starting on the Road to Lean

    This is what you need to understand before starting on road to Lean.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Achieving Long Term Lean Impact
    Making Lean Stick – Achieving Long Term Impact

    Throughout a wide variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing to healthcare, “Lean” is the topic of the day. Many organizations will attempt to implement Lean work processes. And many will fail. Lean simply won’t stick. Why is...

    • Posted June 11, 2012
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  • The Human Side of Lean
    The Human Side of Lean

    The heart of Lean is the set of beliefs about human beings and human behavior. These beliefs stand in marked contrast to many of the beliefs that guide the behavior of today's managers and supervisors.

    • Posted May 14, 2008
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  • 5S Your Inbox
    5S Your Inbox

    In 2007, the average corporate email user received 126 messages a day. Workers are now spending 26% of their day managing email. In contrast, a Wall Street Journal reader’s poll found that 79% of responders said that...

    • Posted April 14, 2008
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  • 5S System Success Stories
    5S System Success Stories

    5S System Success Stories: Cost Savings and Productivity.

    • Posted March 10, 2008
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