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Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints

1st Edition

By Mark Woeppel

CRC Press

188 pages

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pub: 2000-12-07
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Everyone in business today has heard of the Theory of Constraints (TOC), developed by Eli Goldratt in his groundbreaking book The Goal. However, very few people know how to implement it in a manufacturing organization. The Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints answers all your questions and more.

Written by Mark Woeppel, the leading expert on (TOC), this is the only complete step-by-step guide for implementing TOC in a manufacturing organization. It serves simultaneously as a guide and a workbook with a scope that includes the logistical, pricing, and measurement systems.

The author provides a complete implementation checklist, sample policies, and procedures documents that are included as boilerplates in the appendix. He explains the rationale behind the implementation process and includes real life "war stories" that illustrate it.

The Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints - containing advice and examples - presents a proven method of implementation and short cuts to success. You will find a wealth of resource material, procedures, and policies that help you avoid costly mistakes and speed up your implementation process.

Table of Contents

What is Constraint Management?

Implementation Overview

The Implementation Plan

Project Launch


Designing the New Process

Achieving Control

Organizational Alignment

Last Thoughts and Ruminations



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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Operations Research