Best Reference Books – Just In Time Manufacturing

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Just In Time Manufacturing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Just In Time Manufacturing along with reviews.

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1. “Just In Time Manufacturing” by M G Korgaonker

“Just In Time Manufacturing” Book Review: The book discusses the various elements of just in time manufacturing. The coverage of the book includes Toyota Production System, Design, Development and Management of JIT Manufacturing Systems: Analysis of Important Issues, Framework for Implementation of JIT, Theoretical Research in Just-in-Time Systems, JIT Implementation Surveys, Electronics, Computers, Telecommunications, and Instrumentation Industries, Automotive Industry, Supply Management for JIT etc. The book also provides JIT applications and applications through various case studies on numerous industries and business organizations.

2. “Just In Time Manufacturing” by Edward J Hay

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“Just In Time Manufacturing” Book Review: The book deals with Just-in-time manufacturing, known as JIT in short. The book covers the various aspects of JIT, how it works, how to implement it, how it can be extremely pivotal in the manufacturing process, lowering inventory, and improving product quality. The book emphasizes its coverage on the American business scenario and culture. It also discusses how to assess opportunities for change with JIT, how to develop and plan the necessary changes in production and management, and ways of motivating middle management and other employees in a JIT system. The book provides several case studies on companies such as Hewlett-Packard for better practical understanding of this growing subject.

3. “Japanese Manufacturing Techniques” by Richard J Schonberger

“Japanese Manufacturing Techniques” Book Review: The book deals with the concept of just in time manufacturing and production from the viewpoint of Japanese production techniques. The coverage of the book includes topics such as Industrial Management in Japan and the World, Just in Time Production with Total Quality, Total Quality Control, The Debut of Just in Time Production in the Plant Configurations, Production Line Management, Just in Time Purchasing, Quality Circles Work Improvement and Prospects for Catching Up, The Kanban System etc. The book makes use of a number of tables and figures highlighting the lessons delivered. The book provides a truly practical approach of implementing an effective manufacturing process.

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4. “Just-in-Time Manufacturing: A Practical Approach” by A Hernandez

“Just-in-Time Manufacturing: A Practical Approach” Book Review: The book provides a guide on just in time manufacturing that can be of immense use to managers and business firms. The book demonstrates the application of just-in-time manufacturing in order to overcome oversized inventories, clumsy operating environments, massive amounts of paperwork, and poor problem-solving methodologies: issues that are generally faced by big corporate firms. The coverage of the book includes topics such as scheduling to reduce production materials, quality control systems, and supplier relationships, Pulling Materials to the Work Centers, a lean factory under a just in time system, what just in time means to materials management etc.

5. “Just-In-Time (Jit) Concept: A Case Study of Its Implementation in a Computer Peripheral Manufacturer in Hongkong” by Chi-Chuen Chaw

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“Just-In-Time (Jit) Concept: A Case Study of Its Implementation in a Computer Peripheral Manufacturer in Hongkong” Book Review: The book discusses the relatively newer concept of Just in Time manufacturing or JIT. It focuses on implementation of this strategy in the Chinese market. The coverage of the book includes topics such as Just-in-time systems, Production management, Manufacturing processes, Computer input-output equipment etc. The book delivers these concepts from the viewpoint of Chinese scenario and takes the case of a computer peripheral manufacturer in Hong Kong. The book can serve as a guide for many firms, not just set in China, but for anyone who wants to learn and understand this in-demand concept of efficient manufacturing and production.

6. “Just-in-time Manufacturing: Aggressive Manufacturing Strategy” by Richard T Lubben
7. “Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time” by Y Monden

“Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time” Book Review: The book provides the basic principles of JIT as well as the changes that took place in this concept over time along with the present trends. The concepts are explained through the case study of the very inventor of this concept: Toyota Motor Corporation. The coverage of the book includes integration of JIT with computer integrated manufacturing technology and a strategic informa­tion system, how to adapt production schedules to the demand changes in the marketplace while satisfying the goals of low cost, high quality, and timely delivery, use of information systems technology to serve to further reduce costs, increase quality, and improve lead time etc. The book can serve as a ready reference and guide for those seeking some inspiration for an efficient production management system.

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8. “Internal Auditing in a Just-In-Time Manufacturing Environment” by Russell M Barefield and S Mark Young
9. “JIT Implementation Manual : The Complete Guide to Just-in-Time Manufacturing” by Hiroyuki Hirano

“JIT Implementation Manual : The Complete Guide to Just-in-Time Manufacturing” Book Review: The book rather serves as a manual for JIT implementation in manufacturing firms and businesses. The coverage of the book includes how to implement and maintain a Just-in-Time manufacturing program, myriad systems, techniques, and tools, of lean implementation and quality maintenance, JIT management etc. It makes use of several examples and case studies for demonstrating the various aspects of implementation and issues faced. The book can serve as an essential guide for professional consultants, managers and anyone working in the industry to learn the basics of JIT and its implementation.

10. “Just-in-Time Scheduling: Models and Algorithms for Computer and Manufacturing Systems” by Joanna Jozefowska

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“Just-in-Time Scheduling: Models and Algorithms for Computer and Manufacturing Systems” Book Review: The book provides a comprehensive approach to the concepts of just-in-time scheduling. The coverage of the book includes topics such as surveying the theoretical work on computer systems models and algorithms utilized in just-in-time scheduling, precise flow of components and final products into inventories to meet just-in-time requirements, operational scheduling in application areas etc. The book provides use of these algorithms though extensive use of computer systems to demonstrate the concepts in real time context. The book can benefit engineers, students, practitioners as well as researchers in operations and management.

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