Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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  • The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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    The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt examines the life of an American plant manger in his quest to find out what exactly the goal of a plant manager is and how to go about reaching this goal. Along the way towards realizing the goal, the plant manager is forced define and understand the theory of constraints. It is important to understand the theory of constraints for the manager to be able to identify what restrictions are being opposed onto his various operations and to know how to reverse their

  • The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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    The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, is the story of a man who at his crossroads, and what direction he decides to take. The story is about a plant manager named Alex Rogo. We find Alex six months into his first plant managers position at UniCo, in the UniWare Division. The plant is located in Bearington Massachusetts, where Alex grew up. UniCo is definitely a manufacturing plant, what they manufacture, I still do not know. The story begins when Alex's

  • The Theory Of Constraints By Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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    The theory of constraints (TOC) is a systems-management philosophy developed by Eliyahu M. Goldratt in the early 1980s. The fundamental thesis of TOC is that constraints establish the limits of performance for any system. Most organizations contain only a few core constraints. TOC advocates suggest that managers should focus on effectively managing the capacity and capability of these constraints if they are to improve the performance of their organization. TOC challenges managers to rethink some

  • Constraints In The Goal By Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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    The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt is a novel about Alex Rogo, a plant manager for UniCo. The division vice-president, Bill Peach, gives him three months to over the factory around otherwise he is going to shut down the factory. The task and the timeline seem daunting and impossible. Alex needs to figure out why the factory is not efficient when according to the numbers on paper it says that the factory is running efficiently. Alex finally remembers running into his old physics teacher, Jonah. Without

  • The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

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    Through reading The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox, I have learned that there is a great importance for productive organization when running a business. The book is an investigation into the life of a redeeming plant that was headed into a downward spiral that would have closed them down. The book is an investigation into the life of a plant that is in a downward spiral until new management ideas start to arise and turn the business upside down and back on track to making money. The book

  • Management Approach: The Theory of Constraints by Eliyahu M Goldratt

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    system. Therefore, the constraints are the weak link. The performance of the entire chain is limited by the strength of the weakest link in manufacturing processes. TOC focuses on the process that slows the speed of product through the system. Dr Goldratt described Theory of Constraints in one word “FOCUS”. His "Five Focusing Steps”, is also known as the "Process of On-Going Improvement" (POOGI) (Theory of Constraint Institute, 2012; Youngman, 2004; Groop, 2012) became the base of TOC and can be applied

  • Summary Of The Goal, By Eliyahu M. Goldratt And Jeff Cox

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    The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox is about a man, Mr. Alex Rogo, who is a plant manager for UniCo. Unfortunately, his plant is not doing well and he only has three months to get it “back in business.” Struggling with family problems, he does not even know why his plant is not succeeding; the statistics of his company tell him that his company is efficient. Alex remembers speaking with his old physics teacher from college, Jonah, who informed him where the issues lie in his company.

  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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    The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt The heart of this story is based around the life of Alex Rogo, Plant Manager for Uniware a division of Unico. After a very upset customer approaches Alex’s boss, Bill Peach, he is given an ultimatum to turn the plant around in three months. Due to the limited amount of time available, there are not many outside tools available such as consultants, surveys, etc. With very few hopes, Alex foresees the inevitable until he remembers his

  • Analysis: The Good By Eliyahu M. Goldratt And Jeff Cox

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    Introduction “THE GOAL” by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox is about Alex Rogo, who’s not only battling family issues at home but as being a manager over a plant, has also noticed that their profits have been declining over the last few months. Alex then was told he had months to help the company to get back on track or the company will shut down. Alex then reunites with an old physics instructor from college names Jonah, who helps him realize his future goals for the company and the measures that

  • The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

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    Management Class made me cringe. When I saw the cover of the book before ordering it online, I didn’t think it would be an interesting read at all. It was going to be another textbook to sit on my shelf. But man was I wrong. The Goal, written by Eliyahu Goldratt, is very gripping. It is full of managerial information through the life of Alex (the main character and plant manager for his company), and the business he is trying to keep from being shut down. This book applies many different concepts to