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Just in time purchasing process

The "Just in Time" or "JIT" purchasing process is becoming more popular as a strategy for firms across the globe. Identify two or three purchasing benefits described in the text. Identify a project that could be implemented to meet these benefits from professional or text examples. Consider why a project manager would need to have knowledge of JIT, and how it is important to organizations today.

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The "Just in Time" or "JIT" purchasing process is becoming more popular as a strategy for firms across the globe. Identify two or three purchasing benefits described in the text. Identify a project that could be implemented to meet these benefits from professional or text examples. Consider why a project manager would need to have knowledge of JIT, and how it is important to organizations today.

Just in Time is a tool of total quality management. TQM recognizes the importance of internal customers and thus introduced the concept of quality circles. TQM should not be considered as a short term solution. Organization must take TQM as long term strategy. Just-in-time (JIT) is defined in the APICS dictionary as "a philosophy of manufacturing based on planned elimination of all waste and on continuous improvement of productivity". It also has been described as an approach with the objective of producing the right part in the right place at the right time (in other words, "just in time"). Waste results from any activity that adds cost without adding value, such as the unnecessary moving of materials, the accumulation of ...

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