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Working Papers (1992), ESSEC Business School

Just-in-time, the "Manufacturing Revolution" in the West and New Forms of Work Organization

This article analyses the social implications of the implementation of the Just-in-time system of production management in Western firms. It starts with a consideration of the logic of that system as manifested in Japanese companies and then goes on to focus on the problems of managerial uncertainty surrounding the role of semi-autonomous teams.

JENKINS, A. (1992). Just-in-time, the "Manufacturing Revolution" in the West and New Forms of Work Organization. ESSEC Business School.