Just-In-Time Management: A Critical Assessment

  title={Just-In-Time Management: A Critical Assessment},
  author={Ernest H. Hall},
The Japanese import known as JIT, or Just-In-Time Management, has been receiving a great amount of attention recently. Although no one has published any figures on exactly how many companies are currently using or plan to use JIT, a review of the business periodicals index reveals that a total of 168 articles were published on the topic of JIT in the past two years (1987 and 1988). In addition, many of the Fortune 500 companies, such as Exxon, General Motors, Ford Motors, General Electric… CONTINUE READING