Title: Technical Note: Just-In-Time in a quality motivated managerial environment

Authors: Paraschos Maniatis

Addresses: Industrial Science Division, Northeast Missouri State University, 232 Barnett Hall, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA

Abstract: This report is written to explain the basic concept of JIT and how management must be implemented properly in order for JIT to become a reality. In order to illustrate this point various technical information and examples from companies applying JIT are given. First the history and fundamentals of JIT will be assessed to get a clear meaning of the concept of JIT. Finally the techniques of efficient management will be discussed in detail.

Keywords: Materials handling engineering; Just-In-Time; quality, management; motivation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMPT.1990.036627

International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 1990 Vol.5 No.4, pp.403 - 407

Published online: 05 Nov 2010 *

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