Glossary for (Japanese) Continuous Improvement Language

What is ‘Anshin’?

Anshin means: Peace of mind, Mindful

Anshin describes the condition where things are made clear and a person’s mind can rest easy from worry.

5S Workplace organisation strives to create the conditions where the employee can work with a clear head, not being disturbed by missing parts or information in a cluttered workplace.

Working in a well organized workplace helps to keep one’s mind in peace and so the tasks can be done in a mindful way.

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