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An in-depth analysis of how Just in Time (JIT) managment was established, how it is applied, and how it works in a Total Quality Management System. All research is in ATA format with references.

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The Just-in-Time (JIT) style of manufacturing is a method that was originated by Toyota in the 1980's. It was a way of looking at things differently and reducing waste, building relationships with vendors and customers and conducting business in a much more competitive fashion (Olhager, 2002). Out of this desire to be the best automotive company in the world, Toyota was able through years of trial and error to develop many lean manufacturing practices and principles which began being used throughout Japan.

These "lean" systems helped catapult many of the Japanese companies at that time into international competitors. In many cases, this occurred way before the Western industrialized nations had realized this concept of lean, and therefore they were at a disadvantage (Meybodi, 2003). Since the creation and realization of the power of lean on an organization when properly implemented (not just automobile manufacturing), attempts to recreate various versions and systems have been employed by the majority of world class manufacturing businesses ever since (Meybodi, 2003).

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The Just-in-Time (JIT) style of manufacturing is a method that was originated by Toyota in the 1980's. It was a way of looking at things differently and reducing waste, building relationships with vendors and customers and conducting business in a much more competitive fashion (Olhager, 2002). Out of this desire to be the best automotive company in the world, Toyota was able through years of trial and error to develop many lean manufacturing practices and principles which began being used throughout Japan.

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