Production management and personnel management.
Production management modules of undergraduate business and management courses.
The case describes the implementation of 5S by a Polish production company, namely Bianor. It presents not only the literature base and benefits of 5S but, in particular, shows the specificity of the implementation process, taking into consideration attitudes of employees; moreover, the study devotes some attention to aspects of organizational culture.
Expected learning outcomes
The case shows how to implement the 5S method in a production company, and how effective communication of processes is essential to implementing business change.
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