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Adoption of Just-inTime Manufacturing Methods at U . S .-and Japanese-Owned Plants : Some Empirical Evidence

@inproceedings{Nakamura1998AdoptionOJ,
  title={Adoption of Just-inTime Manufacturing Methods at U . S .-and Japanese-Owned Plants : Some Empirical Evidence},
  author={M. Nakamura and S. Sakakibara and R. Schroeder},
  year={1998}
}
Since the early 1980’s, when Japanese manufacturing firms in a number of industries—including auto, electronics, and machinery—achieved high levels of international competitiveness, Japanese manufacturing practices—particularly those associated with just-in-time manufacturing (JIT)—have attracted considerable attention in North America. Transfer to the United States of JIT is characterized by special production management practices involving inventory and quality control, industrial relations… CONTINUE READING
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