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Industrial Management & Data Systems A Method for Assessing JIT Effectiveness Abolfazl Kazazi Article information: To cite this document: Abolfazl Kazazi, (1994),"A Method for Assessing JIT Effectiveness", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 94 Iss 7 pp. 14 - 17 Permanent link to this document: Downloaded on: 01 October 2015, At: 05:14 (PT) References: this document contains references to 5 other documents. To copy this document: [email protected] The fulltext of this document has been downloaded 2026 times since 2006* Users who downloaded this article also downloaded: Pamela Danese, Pietro Romano, Thomas Bortolotti, (2012),"JIT production, JIT supply and performance: investigating the moderating effects", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 112 Iss 3 pp. 441-465 http:// dx.doi.org/10.1108/02635571211210068 Michael H. Peters, M. Jill Austin, (1995),"The impact of JIT: a critical analysis", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 95 Iss 1 pp. 12-17 Seyed-Mahmoud Aghazadeh, (2004),"Does manufacturing need to make JIT delivery work?", Management Research News, Vol. 27 Iss 1/2 pp. 27-42 Access to this document was granted through an Emerald subscription provided by emerald-srm:273599 [] For Authors If you would like to write for this, or any other Emerald publication, then please use our Emerald for Authors service information about how to choose which publication to write for and submission guidelines are available for all. Please visit for more information. About Emerald Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,350 books and book series volumes, as well as providing an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services. Emerald is both COUNTER 4 and TRANSFER compliant. The organization is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and also works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation. *Related content and download information correct at time of download. Downloaded by Universitas Gadjah Mada At 05:14 01 October 2015 (PT)
14 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT & DATA SYSTEMS 94,7 Introduction Japanese products have come to dominate many of the world markets in recent years. This success has in turn led Western manufacturers to examine Japanese manufacturing practices and in many cases try to emulate them. Drucker[1] was the first academic who recognized that Japan was a country that Western companies could learn from. From the 1970s onward many articles have been published about Japanese management, manufacturing, production systems and culture, most of which paid attention mainly to Japanese general management practices and their socio-cultural environment[2]. Many consider that Japanese manufacturing management techniques are among the principal factors which have contributed to the Japanese reputation for superior product quality and their high growth rate of productivity. The “just-in-time” or “world

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