Many U.S. manufacturers are experiencing a fundamental transformation. The traditional industrial mindset is now obsolete. The accelerated changes in technology and world market require a new post-industrial paradigm. Using MRP and JIT as examples, this paper discusses some important changes from an industrial to a post-industrial enterprise. system. The implications of theses changes to Chinese manufacturing firms are also discussed.
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Tu, Qiang; Wang, Kanliang; and Grant, Delvin, "MRP or JIT - The transformation from industrial to post-industrial enterprise systems" (2002). Accessed from
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