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A lean six sigma case study: an application of the “5s” techniques

A lean six sigma case study: an application of the “5s” techniques This paper presents an application of the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC model. It is used to improve a plastic cup manufacturing process. The Improve Phase of the DMAIC model utilizes the amazingly simple, and yet effective, Japanese 5S techniques to achieve a dramatic improvement in the process. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Advances in Management Research Emerald Publishing

A lean six sigma case study: an application of the “5s” techniques

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0972-7981
DOI
10.1108/97279810880001268
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Abstract

This paper presents an application of the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC model. It is used to improve a plastic cup manufacturing process. The Improve Phase of the DMAIC model utilizes the amazingly simple, and yet effective, Japanese 5S techniques to achieve a dramatic improvement in the process.

Journal

Journal of Advances in Management ResearchEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2008

Keywords: Lean; Six Sigma; DMAIC model; 5S techniques

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