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Just-In-Time (JIT)

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Chapman & Hall Materials Management/Logistics Series book series (COMMS)

Abstract

Just-In-Time systems have been implemented in companies throughout the world. Much of the early publicity in the 1980s was regarding Japanese systems and their successes. Since that time, many companies in other industrialized nations, such as the United States and European countries, have implemented these systems. The motivating impetus for these companies can be defined by one word—competition.

Keywords

Setup Time Preventive Maintenance Total Quality Management Cellular Manufacturing Machine Breakdown 
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© Chapman & Hall 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Materials/Logistics ManagementWilliam Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringKansas State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Engineering ManagementUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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