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Jim Peterson and Roland Smith, Ph.D.

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A 5S initiative offers a cost-effective approach to enhancing safety, quality, and the work environment. It provides clear and measurable bottom-line results. This system can be especially useful in companies with ISO and QS-9000 initiatives.

Authors Peterson and Smith present a pocket-sized illustration of implementation methods and the benefits of implementation. Great for awareness training, 'The 5S Pocket Guide' can start your company on the road to a safer, cleaner, more productive workplace.

Jim Peterson is manager of total quality for Boise Cascade's Building Materials Group. Prior to this post, he was general manager of quality for H.J. Heinz and factory manager for Ore-Ida Foods. Jim is a former Baldrige Award examiner and is a judge for both the Idaho and Louisiana state quality awards.

Roland Smith, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Educational Research/Quality Learning Project at the University of Idaho and also currently serves as director of consulting services for the IEC Group and is an examiner for the Baldrige Award.

64 pages, paperback, 1998

ISBN No/Item Code: 9780527763381

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