specialty journal of knowledge management
Just-In-Time (JIT) Manufacturing and its Effect on the Competence of Supply Chain and Organizational Performance in the Tile and Ceramic Industry in Yazd Province
Rouhollah Barkhordari, Hasan Dehghan Denavi
Just-In-Time manufacturing is defined as a comprehensive strategy for supply chain that combines the predefined elements of just-in-time manufacturing, purchase in just-in-time manufacturing and sale in just-in-time manufacturing, with new factor of information in just-in-time manufacturing that can be used in order to increase performance and improve competence of supply chain. This study aims at considering the relation between management strategy of supply chain and organizational performance. In this investigation, 219 managers and experts of tile and ceramic industry as well as technical and nontechnical of this industry have been considered, and the results indicate that strategy for supply chain management has positive effect on just-in-time manufacturing, competences of supply chain and desired organizational performances.