The haystack syndrome: sifting information out of the data ocean

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North River Press, 1990 - Business & Economics - 262 pages
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Review: Haystack Syndrome, The: Sifting Information Out of the Data Ocean

User Review  - Guillaume - Goodreads

tough book to read but a must-read. Besides revealing the difference between Data (a set of caracters) and Information (the answer to a question), Eli Goldratt describes in what consists an efficient ... Read full review

Review: Haystack Syndrome, The: Sifting Information Out of the Data Ocean

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

This book is hard to read. After falling in love with 'The Goal' I couldn't wait to read more of Goldratt. Unfortunately, I picked one of the more scolarly works that turned out to be less intriguing. Read full review

Contents

Data information and the decision processhow they relate3
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What a company tries to achieve8
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Getting a hold on measurements14
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Copyright

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About the author (1990)

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.

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