Linking JIT Strategies and Control Systems: A Comparison of the U.S. and Japan

  • Shirley J. Daniel
  • Wolf D. Reitsperger


The tremendous success of the Japanese manufacturing sector in the 1980s led to a deluge of research focusing on Japanese manufacturing methods. Particularly, total quality management and just-in-time production methods have been touted as primary contributors to the low-cost, high-quality products that allowed Japanese manufacturers to penetrate major markets in the U.S., as well as globally.


Japanese Firm Management Control System Slack Resource Inventory Reduction Unforeseen Contingency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shirley J. Daniel
    • 1
  • Wolf D. Reitsperger
    • 2
  1. 1. College of Business AdministrationUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.University of HamburgHamburgGermany

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