Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia congratulated the City Treasurer’s Office headed by Annabelle Badajos for having been awarded one of the best 5S implementors among city treasury offices in the region, a press release from City Hall said yesterday.
The award came from the Department of Finance, through the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Region 6 and the Regional Association of Treasurers and Assessors Region 6, Inc.
Bacolod City Treasurer Badajos and members of her staff received the reward, at the Iloilo Grand Hotel recently, during the Pre-planning and 4th Quarter Regional Conference of Provincial, City and Municipal Assessors and Treasurers in the region.
“This recognition is very reassuring for us in the city government,” Leonardia said. “The Treasurer’s Office is a vital unit that keeps our financial condition in proper order. Excellence should always be our standard. My sincerest congratulations to Treasurer Annabelle Badajos and her personnel, he added.
The 5S represent the Japanese principles of Good Housekeeping: Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke. Loosely translated, they mean: Seiri (Sort), Seiton (systematize), Seiso (Sweep), Seiketsu ( Sanitize) and Shitsuke (self-discipline). These principles are adapted in the everyday life of the Japanese culture, and begets a quality workplace that leads to customer satisfaction, the press release said.*