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Jigyobusei (jp) = multidivisional system of organization

Just-in-time

An organizational system of production designed to minimize the time and thereby associated cost between different stages of production as well as between initial expressions of demand and the delivery of goods or services. Just-in-time principles and methods were first applied by Japanese car manufacturers but have found wide application in other activities. For more, click!


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