Goldratt's Theory of Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement

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ASQ Quality Press, 1 січ. 1997 р. - 378 стор.
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Organizations live or die as systems not processes. Their success or failure is a function of how well the different component processes interact with one another. Real quality improvement isn't possible without the knowledge that comes from an understanding of the theory of knowledge, knowledge of variation, an understanding of psychology, and appreciation for systems. Goldratt's Theory of Constraints addresses best-selling author Eli Goldratt's unique approach to dramatically improving corporate performance, found throughout his books, The Goal (North River, 1992) and It's Not Luck (North River, 1994). This book thoroughly explains the theory of constraints, as well as detailing for the reader exactly how to problem solve using TOC.
 

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Categories of Legitimate Reservation
30
Current Reality Tree
62
Building a Current Reality Tree
88
Conflict Resolution Diagram
120
Future Reality Tree
178
Prerequisite Tree
236
Assumptions
239
Scrutinizing a Prerequisite Tree
259
Constructing ObstacleIO Pairs
275
Scrutinizing a Prerequisite Tree The ObstacleIO Validity
281
Transition Tree
282
Group Dynamics and the TOC Thinking Processes
328
Introduction
349
Appendices
356
Index
369
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Prerequisite Tree Example I Always Get to Work on Time
269

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Сторінка 12 - If a system is performing as well as it can, not more than one of its component parts will be. If all parts are performing as well as they can, the system as a whole will not be. THE SYSTEM OPTIMUM IS NOT THE SUM OF THE LOCAL OPTIMA. Systems are analogous to chains. Each system has a "weakest link" (constraint) that ultimately limits the success of the entire system. Strengthening any link in a chain other than the weakest one does NOTHING to improve the strength of the whole chain.
Сторінка 5 - It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly.

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Про автора (1997)

H. William Dettmer is a professional management consultant. His clients include Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent Technologies, Weyerhaeuser, NEC America and Ericsson Cellular, as well as the U.S. Navy and the Department of Commerce's Management Extension Partnership. He learned the Crawford Slip Method directly from C.C. Crawford in the 1980s and has applied it to solve complex problems, develop strategy and plan its implementation. A retired Air Force pilot, Dettmer is a student of maneuver warfare and the philosophy of John Boyd. He holds a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California and is the author of four books on constraint management: Goldratt's Theory of Constraints (1997), Breaking the Constraints to World-Class Performance (1998), Manufacturing at Warp Speed [with Eli Schragenheim] (2000), and Strategic Navigation (2003).

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