It's not luck

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North River Press, 1994 - Business & Economics - 283 pages
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Alex Rogo, the new executive vice president of UniCo, must turn around three newly acquired companies, knowing that if he succeeds, they will be sold off and the new owners will replace him, and if he fails, the companies will be closed--in either case, h

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If you enjoyed the Goal (i.e., you haven't forgotten Herbie), you'll enjoy this follow-up. It doesn't repeat the same stuff and is very interesting. Read full review

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Dr. Goldratt has succeeded in maintaining the balance between a treatise on a management theory -Thinking Process technique- and the story of Alex Rogo's professional life, after being elevated to the position of EVP and personal life, to be involved with the family of a working wife and frowning teenage children.
Those looking to know more about the management theory espoused in the book may be somewhat disappointed, but those who look forward to reading a management fiction can certainly look forward to a one-sitting-compelling reading.
So, once you are through with the book, you are certainly entertained, and you are no doubt wiser. Don’t be surprised if you start thinking of the ways to apply the techniques 'learnt', in your own life.
And why not, what the book prescribes is certainly do-able, in every person’s life. If you are good at analytical approach, you shall become better. And if you are not, you will certainly start being analytic.


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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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