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The Goal Best Summary

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

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The Most Popular Guides to Goldratt’s The Goal

“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

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Goldratt’s Major Concepts in The Goal: The Foundations of Theory of Constraints

The major concepts that Goldratt places in Rogo’s hand to explain and solve problems are; Goals, Constraint, Dependence, Fluctuations, Metrics, Batch Size, Throughput Accounting, Priority and Local Optima (a trap to be avoided).   Continue reading

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The Goal: Based on Teamwork & Data

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

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The Goal – Chapter 36 – Five Steps to The Goal

[Visit the full Chapter by Chapter Summary!][Watch the video summary of Chapter 36.] Again the chapter opens in a meeting, but this time Rogo’s spider sense about the state of the plant foreshadows a re-evaluation of Jonah’s teachings. Highlight STEP … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 35 – Prediction and Practice

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Watch a short video summary on Chapter 35.] We enter the chapter sitting with Rogo’s team in a meeting to prepare him for his … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 34 – Alex Rogo’s Promotion and Reflection

[For more context, visit the full page-by-page, chapter-by-chapter review.][Watch a video summary of this chapter.] Rogo’s promotion leads to an interlude where he sits with his team and reflects on what he will need to do in his next job.  … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 33 – Sales & Growth

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Watch a summary of Chapter 33.] Rogo works with his team to anticipate what will be needed to succeed in his next job.  This … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 30 – Bucky Burnside’s Helicopter

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Watch a video summary of Chapter 30.] Rogo hosts a surprise corporate walk through of his robots, which leads to another vanity metrics discussion.  … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 27 – More Vanity Metrics, 15% Better

[The easiest and fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Watch a video summary of Chapter 27.] Rogo delivers good results and commits to a 15% improvement. He stops to see Julie … Continue reading

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