Just-in-time (JIT) philosophy

The following must be submitted by the end of the day (11:59pm ET) on Friday. No credit is available for submissions not made by this time. The system will not accept submissions made after this time. This is not a group assignment; it must be worked on individually.

Write a five-page (1,250 – 1,500 words) double-spaced essay (not including cover page and references pages), in which you address the following eight objectives:

Explain the core beliefs of the just-in-time (JIT) philosophy
Describe the elements of JIT
Explain the key elements of JIT manufacturing
Explain the elements of total quality management (TGM) and their role in JIT
Describe the role of people in JIT and why respect for people is so important
Describe the benefits of JIT
Discuss the implementation process of a successful JIT system
Describe the impact of JIT on service and manufacturing organizations

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