The Goal

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ISBN: 9781351982115
Release Date: 2016-08-12
Number of pages: 374
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Goal in PDF and EPUB Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal is the gripping novel which is transforming management thinking throughout the Western world. The author has been described by Fortune as a 'guru to industry' and by Businessweek as a 'genius'. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry - even to your bosses - but not to your competitors. Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try and improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant - or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. It takes a chance meeting with a colleague from student days - Jonah - to help him break out of conventional ways of thinking to see what needs to be done. The story of Alex's fight to save his plant is more than compulsive reading. It contains a serious message for all managers in industry and explains the ideas which underline the Theory of Constraints (TOC) developed by Eli Goldratt. Eliyahu M. Goldratt was an internationally recognized leader in the development of new business management concepts and systems, and acts as an educator to many of the world's corporations. The 20th anniversary edition includes a series of detailed case study interviews by David Whitford, Editor at Large, Fortune Small Business, which explore how organizations around the world have been transformed by Eli Goldratt's ideas.


The Goal

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ISBN: 0884271951
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Number of pages: 408
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: NORTH RIVER PressINC

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The Goal

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ISBN: 0566086646
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 384
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited

Download and read online The Goal in PDF and EPUB Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try and improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant - or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. It takes a chance meeting with a colleague from student days - Jonah - to help him break out of conventional ways of thinking to see what needs to be done.


The Goal

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ISBN: 9781944195243
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Number of pages: 32
Author: Instaread
Publisher: Instaread Summaries

Download and read online The Goal in PDF and EPUB The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox describes a process by which an unprofitable manufacturing operation can be made profitable. It conveys proven factory turnaround principles through a fictional story… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread of The Goal:Overview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeaways


Summary of The Goal

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ISBN: 1945272163
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 30
Author: Instaread Summaries
Publisher: Idreambooks

Download and read online Summary of The Goal in PDF and EPUB Inside this Instaread of The Goal:* Overview of the book* Important People* Key Takeaways* Analysis of Key Takeaways


Isn t It Obvious

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ISBN: 0884271927
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 232
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher:

Download and read online Isn t It Obvious in PDF and EPUB THIS BOOK DOES FOR RETAILING WHAT GOLDRATT'S INTERNATIONAL BEST-SELLER, “THE GOAL” DID FOR MANUFACTURING.A breakthrough solution is exposed when some unexpected events force Caroline and Paul, a married couple working for their family's retail business, to make a few small changes in the way things are done. A solution that propels the family's regional chain of stores into a very profitable, rapidly growing, international enterprise. If there is a hint of Jonah, from THE GOAL, reappearing in this novel, it is Henry, the soon-to-retire president and majority owner of the company who logically states that, “if you do not deal directly with the core problem, don't expect significant improvement.” Eli Goldratt's Theory of Constraints is woven throughout this book but answers are not handed to you. The reader, along with the characters in the book, work through the process together to discover solutions.The elegant but simple solutions give the reader that sensation that followers love about Goldratt: “Ah-ha! Now I get it!” And that's when Goldratt says: “Isn't It Obvious?”


The Phoenix Project

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ISBN: 9780988262508
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Number of pages: 384
Author: Gene Kim
Publisher: IT Revolution

Download and read online The Phoenix Project in PDF and EPUB Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow, streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited. In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.


Critical Chain

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ISBN: 0566080389
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 254
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Gower Publishing Company

Download and read online Critical Chain in PDF and EPUB Eliyahu M. Goldratt is the author of 'The Goal' and 'It's Not Luck', books which use fictional characters to illustrate business concepts. Using the same format, this book looks at the fundamental principles of project management.


Velocity

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ISBN: 1439181217
Release Date: 2009-12-29
Number of pages: 320
Author: Dee Jacob
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Velocity in PDF and EPUB Millions of readers remember The Goal, the landmark business novel that sets forth by way of story the essential principles of Eliyahu Goldratt's innovative methods of production. Now, from the AGI-Goldratt Institute and Jeff Cox, the same creative writer who co-authored The Goal, comes VELOCITY, the book that reveals how to achieve outstanding bottom-line results by integrating the world's three most powerful continuous improvement disciplines: Lean, Six Sigma, and Goldratt's Theory of Constraints. Used by the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps to dramatically improve some of the most complex, logistically vast supply chains in the world, the VELOCITY APPROACH draws on the strengths of all three disciplines to deliver breakthrough performance gains. In physics, speed with direction is velocity; in business, the application of VELOCITY means your organization can achieve operational speed with strategic direction to outmaneuver competitors, gain loyalty with customers, and rapidly build sustainable earnings growth -- in as little as one or two business quarters. Dee Jacob and Suzan Bergland, two princi-pals of AGI, have been teaching the concepts, techniques, and tools of VELOCITY to major corporations, including Procter & Gamble, ITT, and Northrop Grumman, for years. Now they unlock the door for you to see how to apply their insights and methods to your organization -- be it business, not-for-profit, manufacturing, or service based -- in order to shorten lead times, slash inventories, reduce production variability, and increase sales. Writer Jeff Cox returns with the vivid, realistic style that made The Goal so readable yet so edifying. Thrust into the presidency of the subsidiary company where she has managed sales and marketing, Amy Cieolara is mandated by her corporate superiors to implement Lean Six Sigma (LSS) in order to appease a key customer. Assigned to help her is LSS Master Black Belt Wayne Reese, installed as her operations manager. But as time goes on and corporate pressure mounts, Amy finds she has to start thinking for herself -- and learning from everyone around her -- and she arrives at the series of steps that form the core of the VELOCITY APPROACH. VELOCITY offers keen insight into the human and organizational factors that so often derail growth while teaching you proven, practical techniques for restarting and revving up the internal engines of your company to reach new levels of success. Colorful characters, believable situations, and everything from dice games to AGI's "reality tree" techniques make this business novel a vital resource for everyone seeking to deliver business improvement in these challenging economic times -- and far into the future.



Lean Thinking

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ISBN: 9781471111006
Release Date: 2013-09-26
Number of pages: 400
Author: James P. Womack
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Lean Thinking in PDF and EPUB Lean Thinking was launched in the fall of 1996, just in time for the recession of 1997. It told the story of how American, European, and Japanese firms applied a simple set of principles called 'lean thinking' to survive the recession of 1991 and grow steadily in sales and profits through 1996. Even though the recession of 1997 never happened, companies were starving for information on how to make themselves leaner and more efficient. Now we are dealing with the recession of 2001 and the financial meltdown of 2002. So what happened to the exemplar firms profiled in Lean Thinking? In the new fully revised edition of this bestselling book those pioneering lean thinkers are brought up to date. Authors James Womack and Daniel Jones offer new guidelines for lean thinking firms and bring their groundbreaking practices to a brand new generation of companies that are looking to stay one step ahead of the competition.


Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High Second Edition

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ISBN: 9780071772204
Release Date: 2011-09-16
Number of pages: 288
Author: Kerry Patterson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Download and read online Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High Second Edition in PDF and EPUB The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.” —from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People “The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.” —Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul® The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to: Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive


The Choice

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ISBN: 0884271935
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 240
Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: North River Press

Download and read online The Choice in PDF and EPUB The Choice, revised edition, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag Goldratt presents his thought provoking approach, this time through a conversation with his daughter Efrat, as he explains to her his fundamental system of beliefs. The revised edition includes Efrat's own notes and maps (charts) she made during her conversations with her father, helping the reader determine the true essence of the book. From the original publication: TOC has been successfully applied in almost every area of human endeavor, from industry to healthcare to education. And while Eli Goldratt is indeed a scientist, an educator and a business leader, he is first and foremost a philosopher; some say a genius. He is a thinker who provokes others to do the same. Often characterized as unconventional, and always stimulating a slayer of sacred cows Dr. Goldratt exhorts his readers to examine and reassess their lives and business practices by cultivating a different perspective and a clear new vision.


Deming and Goldratt

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ISBN: PSU:000046372840
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 179
Author: Domenico Lepore
Publisher: North River Pr

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Lucy

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ISBN: 9781466828858
Release Date: 2002-09-04
Number of pages: 164
Author: Jamaica Kincaid
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Download and read online Lucy in PDF and EPUB Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to America to work as an au pair for a wealthy couple. She begins to notice cracks in their beautiful façade at the same time that the mysteries of own sexuality begin to unravel. Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new heroine who is destined to win a place of honor in contemporary fiction.