The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

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North River Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Business & Economics - 274 pages
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The Goal is about New global principles of manufacturing. It's about people trying to understand what makes their world tick so that they can make it better. As they think logically and consistently about their problems they are able to determine 'cause and effect' relationships between their actions and the results. In the process they deduce some basic principles which they use to save their planet and make it successful.

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Easy to read, a story but educational. - Goodreads
Bad writing, stupid story, but great ideas. - Goodreads
The pacing is great and the explanations are clear. - Goodreads
Great intro to the theory of constraints. - Goodreads
Every time this book gives a new insight... - Goodreads
Cheesey ending though. - Goodreads

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Great book. Not only a terrific intro to lean management, but also very well written - better than a lot of fiction I've seen around. Read full review

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Every business student must read this book. Five years of business school beautifully condensed into one easy to understand story Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
10
Section 3
21
Section 4
26
Section 5
34
Section 6
42
Section 7
53
Section 8
55
Section 22
180
Section 23
185
Section 24
195
Section 25
203
Section 26
213
Section 27
220
Section 28
229
Section 29
237

Section 9
63
Section 10
73
Section 11
80
Section 12
90
Section 13
94
Section 14
103
Section 15
113
Section 16
120
Section 17
124
Section 18
136
Section 19
149
Section 20
162
Section 21
170
Section 30
247
Section 31
258
Section 32
265
Section 33
271
Section 34
281
Section 35
288
Section 36
295
Section 37
303
Section 38
309
Section 39
319
Section 40
328
Section 41
339
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About the author (1992)

ELIYAHU M. GOLDRATT is an Israeli physicist, inventor, and philosopher whose unconventional approach to business management has made him one of the most sought-after consultants in the world today. Through his lectures and writings, as well as his work with such corporations as General Motors, Ford, Proctor & Gamble, and AT&T, Dr. Goldratt continues his crusade to teach businesses to re-examine their basic assumptions in order to compete effectively in the new global market place.

Jeff Cox is the co-author or author of seven works of business fiction, which include"The Goal", "Zapp", "The Quadrant Solution", "Heroz", "The Venture", "Selling the Wheel" and "The Cure". Both "Zapp" and "The Goal" ranked first and second, respectively, on a list of bestselling business books from the 1990s. Jeff and his family live near Pittsburgh, PA.

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