THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 5S CONCEPT ON THE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF A MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN MALAYSIA
Purpose-The aim study is to investigate the Impact of the 5S on a manufacturing company's performance in Malaysia. Research Methodology-A quantitative method was used in this study. The questionnaire was distributed to an electronic manufacturing company in Malaysia. A total of 62 responses were received out of 150 sampling sizes. The study employed partial least squares structural equation modeling was applied to test a set of hypotheses originating from a conceptual model of the 5S concept and productivity. Findings-Empirical results revealed a significant influence of al 5S on the organization's productivity. Likewise, findings also exhibited significant role productivity in implementing the 5S to achieve role performance of the organization. Effective implementation of the 5S concept on the performance of a company can influence productivity. Set in the order of Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain has a strong positive correlation on productivity. All the 5S variables made a significant contribution to the prediction of the dependent variable Practical Implications-The findings of the study imply that the effective implementation of 5S in order set should be considered as a system to achieve the productivity of an organization. The effective implementation of 5S does not improve productivity, but these concepts also allow other concepts such as lean manufacturing, six sigma, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen to work side by side to improve overall company productivity.
Lean Operations, Lean Production, Total Quality Management, 5S