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Feasibility of Application of 5-S Methodology in Construction Industry

Authors(2) :-Prashant S. Kuklare, Dr. M. N. Hedaoo

This study presents a feasibility of 5’S methodology in construction management. 5'S is a systematic technique used by organizations comes from five Japanese words, Seiri (sort), Seiton (set in order), Seiso (shine), Seiketsu (standardize), and Shitsuke(sustain). This system helps to organize a workplace for efficiency and decrease wasting and optimize quality and productivity via monitoring an organized environment. It also provides useful visual evidences to obtain more firm result. There is a real need for empirical studies in field of new management systems and their impact on construction management performance. As importance role of continuous improvement in today’s organization, and lack of sufficient evidence to show the positive impact of 5’S on organizational performance, this study aims to determine performance factors and characteristics in industrial organization and identifying the effectiveness of 5’S implementation on organizational performance as well. The results show that 5’S is an effective tool for improvement of management, inventory control, quality of work, decrease in time as well as cost of construction. In this study the feasibility of 5’S methodology is checked by analytically, also advantages and disadvantages in construction management and implementation of each ‘S’ in construction management.
Prashant S. Kuklare, Dr. M. N. Hedaoo
Lean construction, Continuous improvement, Safety, Kaizen, 5S.
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 144-147
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173134
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Prashant S. Kuklare, Dr. M. N. Hedaoo, "Feasibility of Application of 5-S Methodology in Construction Industry", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.144-147, January-February-2017
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