The Goal

The Goal Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 0884271951
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher NORTH RIVER PressINC
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The Goal

The Goal Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 9781351982115
Year 2016-08-12
Pages 374
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal is the gripping novel which is transforming management thinking throughout the Western world. The author has been described by Fortune as a 'guru to industry' and by Businessweek as a 'genius'. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry - even to your bosses - but not to your competitors. Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try and improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant - or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. It takes a chance meeting with a colleague from student days - Jonah - to help him break out of conventional ways of thinking to see what needs to be done. The story of Alex's fight to save his plant is more than compulsive reading. It contains a serious message for all managers in industry and explains the ideas which underline the Theory of Constraints (TOC) developed by Eli Goldratt. Eliyahu M. Goldratt was an internationally recognized leader in the development of new business management concepts and systems, and acts as an educator to many of the world's corporations. The 20th anniversary edition includes a series of detailed case study interviews by David Whitford, Editor at Large, Fortune Small Business, which explore how organizations around the world have been transformed by Eli Goldratt's ideas.

The Goal

The Goal Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 0884271951
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher NORTH RIVER PressINC
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"Includes case study interviews"--Cover.

The Goal

The Goal Author Instaread
ISBN-10 9781944195243
Year 2015-10-28
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Instaread Summaries
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The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox describes a process by which an unprofitable manufacturing operation can be made profitable. It conveys proven factory turnaround principles through a fictional story… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread of The Goal:Overview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeaways

The Phoenix Project

The Phoenix Project Author Gene Kim
ISBN-10
Year 2014-10-15
Pages 348
Language en
Publisher IT Revolution
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Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow, streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited. In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.

Summary of The Goal

Summary of The Goal Author Instaread Summaries
ISBN-10 1945272163
Year 2016-04-05
Pages 30
Language en
Publisher Idreambooks
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Inside this Instaread of The Goal:* Overview of the book* Important People* Key Takeaways* Analysis of Key Takeaways

Goldratt s Theory of Constraints

Goldratt s Theory of Constraints Author H. William Dettmer
ISBN-10 0873893700
Year 1997-01
Pages 378
Language en
Publisher ASQ Quality Press
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H. William Dettmer goes beyond the theory of constraints introduced by Eliyahu M. Goldratt in his best-selling books The Goal and It's Not Luck by describing the action steps that follow the theory. Loaded with application examples, these unique problem-solving tools will teach you how to analyze and arrive at a variety of solutions. Much of the content focuses on the author's understanding and interpretation of Goldratt's logical thinking processes. it clarifies the five focusing steps and teaches the mechanics of all the thinking tools.

The Choice

The Choice Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 0884271935
Year 2010
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher North River Press
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The Choice, revised edition, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag Goldratt presents his thought provoking approach, this time through a conversation with his daughter Efrat, as he explains to her his fundamental system of beliefs. The revised edition includes Efrat's own notes and maps (charts) she made during her conversations with her father, helping the reader determine the true essence of the book. From the original publication: TOC has been successfully applied in almost every area of human endeavor, from industry to healthcare to education. And while Eli Goldratt is indeed a scientist, an educator and a business leader, he is first and foremost a philosopher; some say a genius. He is a thinker who provokes others to do the same. Often characterized as unconventional, and always stimulating a slayer of sacred cows Dr. Goldratt exhorts his readers to examine and reassess their lives and business practices by cultivating a different perspective and a clear new vision.

We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down Author Julie Wright
ISBN-10 0566087359
Year 2006-05-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
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As Manager of Admissions for an NHS hospital, Beth is desperate to find a way to free up more beds for sick patients. Over a series of secret tutoring sessions, and with the help of a professor and her husband, Beth discovers that it is possible to achieve system-wide improvements through the application of Eli Goldratt's Theory of Constraints.

What I Didn t Learn in Business School

What I Didn t Learn in Business School Author Jay Barney
ISBN-10 1422170721
Year 2010-10-12
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Harvard Business Press
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Meet John Downs. He's a new MBA graduate who's landed a job with a strategy consultancy. His engagement team is on a mission: help HGS Inc., a specialty chemicals firm, define and execute a strategy for exploiting a textile technology the company developed. John and his team deploy state-of-the-art strategy tools to analyze the attractiveness of potential markets for the technology. But they soon realize the tools don't help them grapple with the human side of strategy--including political forces swirling within HGS. Everyone involved in the engagement is biased and insecure, brilliant and hardworking, selfish and lazy, loyal and dedicated. John and his cohorts aren't "real"--What I Didn't Learn in Business School is a business novel. But they're realistic: they're just like us. Their story reveals the limitations of strategy tools and demonstrates tactics for navigating the messy, human dynamics that can make or break a company's strategy efforts. This engaging book uses the power of story to present potent lessons for anyone seeking to excel at strategy management. It's a compelling read--whether you're an MBA grad struggling to apply what you learned or in the fray and eager to see what MBAs get wrong when they land in the real world.

Leading the Transformation

Leading the Transformation Author Gary Gruver
ISBN-10 1942788010
Year 2015-08-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher
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Software is becoming more and more important across a broad range of industries, yet most technology executives struggle to deliver software improvements their businesses require. Leading-edge companies like Amazon and Google are applying DevOps and Agile principles to deliver large software projects faster than anyone thought possible. But most executives don t understand how to transform their current legacy systems and processes to scale these principles across their organizations. Leading the Transformation is executive guide, providing a clear framework for improving development and delivery. Instead of the traditional Agile and DevOps approaches that focus on improving the effectiveness of teams, this book targets the coordination of work across teams in large organizations an improvement that executives are uniquely positioned to lead."

Necessary But Not Sufficient

Necessary But Not Sufficient Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 0566084503
Year 2001-04
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Gower Publishing Company, Limited
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After reading the newspapers and following the sharp oscillations of the stock market, it becomes apparent that hi-tech companies are of a different breed. Never before have the chances of making a fortune been so realistic and never before have large companies been so fragile. What is really going on inside these hi-tech companies? What types of pressures and challenges are they facing? And how do they cope? Computer software providers, especially the ones that specialize in handling the data needs of organizations, are prime examples of these volatile companies. In the dollar giants. No wonder investors were attracted. In 1998 it was easy for such companies to raise as much money as they wanted. But now, investment funds have dried up. Why? And more importantly, is there a way to reverse the trend? This book gives the answers.

The Haystack Syndrome

The Haystack Syndrome Author Eliyahu M. Goldratt
ISBN-10 0884271846
Year 2006
Pages 262
Language en
Publisher
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A must for every manager concerned with meeting the challenges of the 21st century. You'll see the differences between data and information in a new light, and understand precisely how misunderstanding those differences can affect the quality of your decision-making process. Starting with the structure of an organization, 'The Haystack Syndrome' ends with a detailed description of the logic that must underpin the information system for any organization to maximize effectiveness. Part One - Formalizing the Decision Process - Defining the goal, the measurements, and how to continuously improve the whole system - the Theory of Constraints; Part Two - The Architecture of an Information System - Dealing with information as it relates to the real world; quantifying Murphy, the time-buffer concept, directing process improvements, measuring local performance; Part Three - Scheduling - how to implement a real process of ongoing improvement requiring interplay between the system and the manager, resolving all conflicts, considering capacity and protection.