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  - Joe Thacker - Goodreads

An expanded and different take on the core concept of his book "The Goal." The theory of constraints is one of my favourite business concepts, taught at most business schools, very powerful but ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Alex French - Goodreads

Gave up ~1/2 way in. It turns out the "business novel" format IS the sweet spot for Goldratt, and this is outside of it. The conversational paragraphs just keep going without saying anything. For some ... 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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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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