Just-in-Time (kanban) Production Systems
Just-in-Time in Business & Manufacturing:
JIT and Site Selection in Car industry (Auto Parts) [By Clint Johnson]
The just-in-time (JIT) delivery that auto manufacturers require is one
suppliers are adopting right-next-door,
right-up-the-road, or just-a-few-hours-away
strategies when deciding where to locate their own
new manufacturing plants. And,
conversely, when automotive manufacturers start
poring over maps to figure out
where to site their own new factories, they usually
push-pin the locations of their
existing suppliers as a factor in their own
Just-in-Time in Education:
Just in Time Lectures: Digital Education [Carnegie Mellon U.]
"Just-in-Time Lectures deliver education, information, and
training in a timely and efficient manner. Most importantly:
It offers great flexibility -- the key to managing rapid change in
technology, products, business processes,
and corporate strategy."
Just in Time
We are a project based at the Division of Adult Continuing Education,
University of Sheffield researching the use of
just in time open learning (jitol) in the general context of professional
and vocational education.
Blackburn, Joseph D., "Just-in-time: The Genesis of Time Compression,"
Ch.2 in: Time Based Competition: The Next Battleground in American
Manuafcturing. Homewood, Ill., Business One Irwin, 1991, pp.24ff.
Frigant, Vincent. The Geography of Just-In-Time: An Analytical Approach in
Terms of Proximity. Revue d'Economie Regionale et Urbaine, 1996, 4,
... shed light on the ongoing debate concerning the
spatial implications of Just-In-Time (JIT).
Two aspects of the relationship between supplier and buyer are
retained: organizational and transportation
dimensions... we use the proximity concept and
consider that geographic proximity will depend
on the interaction between the organizational and the circulatory
proximities... there is no necessary
association between JIT and spatial clustering.
Heard, Julie A., "JIT for White Collar Work: The Rest of the Story," Ch.12
in: P.E.Moody, ed., Strategic Manufacturing: Dynamic New Directions for
the 1990s, Homewwod, Ill., Irwin 1990.
Herod, Andrew, "Implications of Just-in-Time Production for Union
Strategy: Lessons from the 1998 General Motors - United Auto Workers
Dispute," Annals, Association of American Geographers, 90 (3), September
Johnston, R.J. et al., Dictionary of Human Geography, 3rd ed., 1994, p.300
Manimala, Mathew J., Entrepreneurial Policies and Strategies: The
Innovator's Choice. New
Delho: Sage Publications, 1999. [OBS for Social Transformation]
"The company (Toyota, editor) introduced a 'pull (kanban) system on
the assembly line, where each worker would get from the previous station
what he wanted, as and when he wanted it. This was in sharp contrast to
the 'push' system, where components flowed automatically to the next
station, irrespective of whether the latter wanted them or not. The
pull system was later extended to marketing.... Finally, in 1973, the
company persuaded outside suppliers to deliver directly to the assembly
Klaus C. Plönzke, Geschäftsführer des EDV Studio
"Just-in-Time"-Konzept - Zeitpeitsche oder
COMPUTERWOCHE Nr. 35 vom 26.08.1988
Die häufig gebrauchte Redensart "Timing ist alles" hat
es in sich. Sie stellt nämlich in unserer
heutigen Wirtschaft eher Wunsch als Wirklichkeit dar.
Denn der Geschehensablauf in
Geschäft, Beruf und Betrieb wird nur allzu häufig vom
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