This book explains the collaboration between just-in-time systems and Euro-Japanese industry. It is of some value to businessmen on both sides of the Atlantic whose responsibility it is to stand up to international competition.
1. Introduction 2. Euro-Japanese Industrial Collaboration: Experiences and Prospects 3. Toshiba's Approach to Purchasing 4. Experiences of a British Firm Supplying Components to Japanese Companies 5. A British Trade Union View on Organisation and JIT in the United Kingdom 6. Application of Just-in-Time Manufacturing Techniques in the United Kingdom 7. Integrating JIT into a Total Production and Marketing System 8. JIT in Large Complex Companies 9. A Trade Union View on JIT in Germany 10. A Comparison from a Japanese Point of View 11. Conclusions