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Gives results of a survey on the application of the justintimeJIT approach in Italy, based on a sample of 173 industrial companies.The methodological framework used to evaluate JIT application wasdescribed in a previous article International Journal of Operations& Production Management, Vol. 9...
Gives a critical review of the existing literature on justintimemanufacturing. Suggests a relevant literature classification scheme,followed by subsections on each class and offers critical comments. Alsoidentifies the possible research portfolios after an explanation of thegap existing between...
Both the improvement of productivity and the effectiveness ofperformance measures have been topics of extreme interest to managersand researchers in recent years. Looks at the potential advantages anddisadvantages of using the traditional productivity measure,outputinput, as a measure of...
Considers the importance of knowledge management for competitiveadvantage and the contribution which expert systems may make to theprocess. Explains the structure and role of expert systems, and outlinesthe advantages they may offer. Explores different methods of introducingthem into an...
Describes a philosophy of cell formation for cellular manufacturingwhich reasons that an analysis of the sequential processing ofcomponents is a fundamental requirement in understanding the problem, aswell as being a necessity in generating the subsequent solution.Includes a rsum of the problems...
After four consecutive years trade surplus, Koreas climbingforeign trade deficit in 1990 is a clear signal that the nation shouldattempt to improve the performance of its manufacturing industry.However, there has not been much study on how manufacturing managementis conducted in Korea and how it...
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