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The Goal – Chapter 30 – Bucky Burnside’s Helicopter

Rogo hosts a surprise corporate walk through of his robots, which leads to another vanity metrics discussion.  A big account, Bucky Burnside, flies in on a helicopter to thank his team.  Alex and Julie reflect on life and lament past … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 27 – More Vanity Metrics

Rogo delivers good results and commits to a 15% improvement. He stops to see Julie on his way home where they discuss life goals. Julie waffles about their relationship. Highlights “It’s too bad the standard report we’ve prepared can’t begin … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 26 – Results Beat Vanity Metrics

Rogo debates the Scout hike dependencies with his kids over dinner. At the plant, decisions are made to pursue results rather than follow vanity metrics. Highlights “And I’m not about to stand by and let that happen just to maintain … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 25 – “Stop Futile Work!”

P211 – “We’re releasing material faster than the bottlenecks can process it.”
Creating inventory that cannot be advanced has no purpose. It is makework. Many companies make this mistake with projects – kicking off projects that cannot be completed. Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 24 – Champagne Room, Julie

Julie Rogo jumps to conclusions after her husband celebrates plant milestones. Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 23 – Goldratt on Data Collection

Mike Haley’s forearms are huge and from his role as second shift he makes major contributions to freeing up the plant’s constraint at the furnace. Nakamura, Rogo’s faithful data analyst, is doing whatever he can create usable information. Highlight “And … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 22 – Constraint Tactics

This chapter starts and ends at the plant. Most of the dialog is about pragmatic implementation of Theory of Constraints principals. Highlight “I want recommendations on offloading the bottlenecks ready for our Wednesday staff meeting.” Rogo doesn’t solve the problem … Continue reading

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