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The 5S philosophy of efficiency, safety and organization in manufacturing first entered the mass consciousness through the success of TPS, the Toyota Production System. TPS wasn't a Toyota invention; rather, it was the company's interpretation of the … [Read more...] about 5S is Not a Fad: Clearing the Coated Lens on Lean Practices
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