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Tag Archives: Theory of Constraints
Alex fixes his troubled plant with the help of his mentor, Jonah, who uses the Socratic method to explain a problem solving system. The method they use is the Theory of Constraints that was created by the author – Eliyahu … Continue reading
“Whenever people are not doing the obvious – it is my job to find the missing piece of the puzzle. Something is missing. What is it?” Continue reading
[Other Options – Major Concepts in The Goal, or The Most Popular Guides to The Goal] Written in 1984, The Goal lays out Eliyahu Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (“ToC”) in the format of a novel. ToC was first used into improve production … Continue reading
Goldratt takes several approaches to showing how Constraints impact a plant and even personal lives. Several approaches are used to educate the reader; Jonah serves as a mentor to Alex Rogo, educating him on what is going on. Rogo adopts … Continue reading
Dig deeper with the full Chapter-by-Chapter Review of The Goal. Like Chapter 39, I find this final chapter unsatisfying. It must have been hard for Goldratt to bring the book to a close. The character and plot arcs through the … Continue reading
The plant is having hiccups. Rogo is no longer the plant manager and has to help at a higher level. This chapter lacks the ‘aha’ moments that have driven the cadence of the book until now. It seems our author, … Continue reading