Design of a Framework for Lean Implementation in Higher Education Labs
This article proposes a framework for the implementation of Lean Laboratories in higher education laboratories, which was applied in the soil and pavements laboratory of the Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito. With this framework, which incorporates in a detailed manner the steps for its application, the project aims towards decreasing the residues in these environments such as insufficient training, lack of supervision and experience, systematic performance measures, responsibility, materials availability, and generally, the absence of a systematic disposition of the laboratory and the equipment. The results achieved show important improvements in the short and medium-term in the registry and lending processes of tools and equipment. The analyzed case displays positive results with the potential of being exemplary for other organizations in the sector with aims towards implementation Lean and
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Author BiographiesDiana Carolina Bojacá Torres, Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito
Ingeniera civil, profesora catedrática de la facultad de Ingeniería Civil en el área de Geotecnia en la Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito, además de estudiante de último semestre de Ingeniería Industrial en la misma institución.Ivonne Angélica Castiblanco Jiménez, Politecnico di Torino
Ingeniera Electrónica, Máster en Mecatrónica, Máster en Automatización Industrial,
Researcher, Politecnico di TorinoJairo Raúl Chacón Vargas, Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito
Ingeniero Industrial, Doctorado en Ingeniería,
Programa de Ingeniería Industrial
Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito
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