Lean is not about banning bananas from people’s desks or banning sweaters hanging on chairs.We should be solving problems that matter, for customers and employees, through Lean. We should be engaging people rather than throwing silly top-down mandates at them.
I tend to get on a soapbox and rant about the “bad office 5S” examples… but I got an email this week that made me smile, because it helped an organization avoid the L.A.M.E. office 5S trap.
The email, shared with permission:
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