Standardize is the fourth step in the 5S methodology. It relates to the standardization of the first three processes in the 5S system – Sort, Set in Order, and Shine. Here is a closer look at the Standardize distinction.
Set, Set in Place, or Set in Order, is the second step in the 5S methodology. It relates to orderliness, sequence, and placement of objects in a logical position. Here is a deeper dive into this second 5S distinction.
Shine is the third, and often undervalued, step in the 5S methodology. It relates to cleanliness and the absence of unnecessary dirt and debris. Here is a look at how to implement the distinction in the workplace.