The Goal has ratings and reviews. Jan-Maat said: It is hard for me to find the right tone to review this book, perhaps I’ll open by saying t. The Goal is a book designed to influence industry to move toward continuous improvement. First published by Eliyahu Goldratt in , it has remained a. Very much a “zero to one” book, where after you read it you see the world differently. Extremely helpful meta-tactic for evaluating how to improve systems, and I.

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To be in a position to identify these breakthroughs we should have a deep understanding of the underlying rules of our environment.

What to change to? Further more, they identified processes at the heat treatidentified as their second bottleneck, that caused massive delays in their getting product through the heat-treat and which had also caused some products to be heat-treated multiple times to make softer and then harder again instead of just once or not at all. Using just one goal, making money, he referenced every activity to it.

Jonah tells them that they have hidden capacity because some of their thinking is incorrect. In The Goal, a dysfunctional manufacturing plant is transformed after the protagonist has a chance encounter with his physics professor in an airport lounge. Get to Know Us.

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It is best to highlight certain things in this book, so if you’re not fond of marking lines with a pencil in your paperback version like methen please go in for an e-book format. One of the most helpful metaphors in this The Goal book summary. Jason Convince management at your company that everyone should read it, assuming that they will then buy several copies to share. For parts going through bottlenecks, queue time is dominant.

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

Did inventory levels go down? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I like the approach of ‘discovering’ the principles behind theory of constraints and how to optimize throughput through a repeatable manufacturing process.

The book has a few dings against it – mostly simply that golddatt is dated. This is a business book, telling the story of a factory manager, and eliminating bottlenecks, and ultimately helping to make money for your company.

By contrast I notice from time to time the adverts for a UK furniture store which promise the purchaser that they will have nothing to pay for a year, four years free credit, or even both.

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The red and green tags need to be modified. Through the veal parmesan and elli cake it is decided that Alex should ask Jonah how he can get other people to understand these techniques that his team has discovered without being condescending. A Process of Ongoing Improvement. Global measurements of the theory of constraints. I’ve seen this happen many times in software. Alex tells Jonah of the problems at the plant and the three months in which to fix them.


Rogo finds out perhaps why Mr. Well, Eli has made the production managers have quite an epiphany.

Oct 08, Lance Greenfield rated it really liked it. Goldratt introduces the Theory of Constraints via this entertaining novel. I feel this is the story of my factory, like the millions across the globe have felt. On the brink of failure, Alex seeks help from his former professor Jonah, who through the Socratic method makes Alex figure out what’s amiss in the plant and puts him on the path to discovery.

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Mar 25, Robert Postill rated it really liked it Shelves: Who ever heard of a novel about a production plant? Management And Accounting Web.

Impossible without committing the plant to nothing but the new order? Yes, it will give you some ideas on helping to achieve The Goal. I wanted to love this book.

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