A term that refers to the discipline required to maintain the changes that have been made in a workplace.
Shitsuke is a japanese word refering to sustaining the discipline or self-discipline when used in 5s it is to maintain and review standards. Once the previous 4 S's have been established, they become the new way to operate. Maintain focus on this new way and do not allow a gradual decline back to the old ways. While thinking about the new way, also be thinking about yet better ways. When an issue arises such as a suggested improvement, a new way of working, a new tool or a new output requirement, review the first 4 S's and make changes as appropriate.