A Stand Down Day is an intense, one-day problem-solving event that results in identifying prioritized solutions for eliminating waste. This white paper describes a typical, best practice 5S Stand Down Day in order to explain how to effectively execute one within the concept of a broader Lean transformation. This approach is not as common as a typical Kaizen Event because it engages a much broader audience. But with the right planning, it can deliver massive change quickly.
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