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The Goal – Chapter 26 – Results Beat Vanity Metrics

[The easiest and fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Video summary of Chapter 26.] Rogo debates the Scout hike dependencies with his kids over dinner. At the plant, decisions are made … 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

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Video summary of Chapter 23.] Mike Haley’s forearms are huge and from his role as second shift he makes major contributions to freeing up … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 22 – Constraint Tactics

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.][Watch a video summary of Chapter 22.] This chapter starts and ends at the plant. Most of the dialog is about pragmatic implementation of … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 21 – Working the Constraint

[Learn the goal fast, with the best chapter-by-chapter summary.] [Watch a video summary of Chapter 21.] Alex asks Julie on a date – it is touching. The plant is learning how to focus on constraints. Highlight When you’ve finished the … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 20 – Bob Donovan Coaches Change, Julie Rogo Waffles

“Why don’t we go ahead with the easier things right away and see what kind of effect they have while we’re developing the others.” Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 19 – Change

[What every MBA should know about The Goal.] [Link to video summary.] Rogo begins the chapter at home and picks Jonah up from the airport. Highlight “Alex, there are two ways that the ideas I’m giving you won’t work. One … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 18 – An "Aha!" Moment on Constraints

[The fastest way to read The Goal, and the absolute fastest way to learn The Theory of Constraints.] [Video summary of Chapter 18.] We start with grandma Rogo and move back to the plant for some inspection and review of lines … Continue reading

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The Goal – Chapter 17 – Dependency in the Plant

[Click for a chapter-by-chapter summary of the whole book.] [Click for the video summary.] We start at the Rogo home, then move to the plant where a subassembly needed by Smyth requires attention. Page by Page P124 – “Even I … Continue reading

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