The Impact of JIT-Information on Supply Chain and Organizational Performance
By Dwayne Whitten, Green and Inman
Production, Planning, and Control
Manufacturing managers have historically focused on the development and implementation of strategies designed to improve firm performance. Today’s supply chain environment makes it difficult for managers to achieve competitive advantage locally except through the firm’s integrated position within its supply chain. Firm performance depends more on the interlacing of competitive strategies throughout the supply chain than it does on the local strategies adopted by local managers. Thus, we develop a structural model which shows the impact of JIT Information on logistics and organizational performance.