Teaching experience of application of Kaizen in a company


  • Blanca Alhely Ceballos Chávez UPIICSA. Instituto Politécnico Nacional. Ciudad de México
  • José Angel Miguel-Dávila Universidad de León https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5191-0528




learning, Kaizen, 5S, training programme


The paper presents the relationship between teaching and business, highlighting the importance of training in the workplace. Specifically, the professional experience of one of the signers of the article is described when passing from student to graduate and work as an Industrial Engineer. Once in the company, when the problems were detected, a training program was elaborated to give a workshop on Kaizen that solved those problems. To this end, the workshop focused on the 5S methodology. The result was that it began to be implemented in the other plants of the company where the same problem existed.


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Author Biography

José Angel Miguel-Dávila, Universidad de León

Facultad de CC. Económicas y Empresariales.

Dpto. Dirección y Economía de la Empresa


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How to Cite

Ceballos Chávez, B. A., & Miguel-Dávila, J. A. (2017). Teaching experience of application of Kaizen in a company. WPOM-Working Papers on Operations Management, 8, 58–61. https://doi.org/10.4995/wpom.v8i0.7138