Requirements and Benefits of Implementing Just-In-Time Manufacturing for Small-Firm Manufacturers
This study explores the applicability of Just-In-Time (/IT ) manufacturing elements for small-firm manufacturers. A survey of small-firm electronic firms was undertaken to identify and document the level of /IT implementation alread y underway. Integrating concepts necessary for successful /IT implemen tation along with the benefits of /IT are also discussed . It is suggested that /IT manufacturing is a viable and useful strategy to enhance the competitive position of small manufacturing firms.
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