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5S brew at Kafe Kawan

Zainudin, Dolhadi and Mhd. Sarif, Suhaimi and Ismail, Yusof and Abdul Wahid, Mohamad Fikri (2024) 5S brew at Kafe Kawan. IIUM Journal of Case Studies in Management, 15 (1). pp. 118-127. ISSN 2810-2327 E-ISSN 2710-7175

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The 5S Brew at Kafe Kawan tells the inspiring story of Wan Ali, a dedicated employee at a Japanese multinational in Malaysia, who embarked on a transformative journey in Japan. This narrative explores his discovery of the 5S concept - Seiri, Seiton, Seisō, Seiketsu, and Shitsuke - and its profound alignment with Islamic values of orderliness, cleanliness, and discipline. Upon returning to Malaysia, Wan Ali's newfound insights and unwavering dedication lead him to establish Kafe Kawan in Ipoh, Perak. The cafe becomes a symbol of quality management and ethical practice, blending 5S principles with the warmth of Malaysian hospitality and Islamic ethics. It emerges as a community beacon, illustrating the powerful impact of integrating cultural and ethical values in business, transcending cultural and industrial boundaries, and creating a thriving, meaningful enterprise.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5S Methodology, Islamic Ethics, Quality Management
Subjects: BPH Islamic Economics > BPH72 Economic development. Growth. Sustainable development. Sustainability
BPH Islamic Economics > BPH830.3 Social systems. Urban groups. Cities and towns. Sustainable urban development
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5387 Business ethics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr Suhaimi Mhd Sarif
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2024 09:30
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2024 09:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/110593

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