The goal: a process of ongoing improvement

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North River Press, 1992 - Business & Economics - 274 pages
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Mr. Rogo, a plant manager, must improve his factory's efficiency or face its closing in just three months

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Easy to read, a story but educational. - Goodreads
Bad writing, stupid story, but great ideas. - Goodreads
Great intro to the theory of constraints. - Goodreads
And it provided some great insight on problem solving. - Goodreads
No boring study-book explanations. - Goodreads
Cheesey ending though. - Goodreads

Review: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

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First read 25 years ago in business school. Just listened to it on tape. It had an addendum for its 20th anniversary with interviews with the author and users of the techniques. Most useful for ... Read full review

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This business novel radically changed my view on how to communicate management principles. It makes you feel you are part of identifying the problem and digging the appropriate solution as the story ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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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.