Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints

Mark Woeppel


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Level of TOC knowledge acquired:

Introductory

Length:

174 pages

Designed for:

Consultants, Executives, Implementers, Managers and Shop Floor workers

Topics:

Operations/Production

Application:

Buffer Management and Drum-Buffer-Rope

Language:

English and Spanish

Format:

Paperback and Download

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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.

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 Contebts

  • Chapter 1 - What is The Theory of Constraints
  • Chapter 2 - Implementation Overview
  • Chapter 3 - The Implementation Plan
  • Chapter 4 - Project Launch
  • Chapter 5 - Assessment
  • Chapter 6 - Designing the New Process
  • Chapter 7 - Achieving Control
  • Chapter 8 - Organizational Alignment
  • Chapter 9 - Last Thoughts and Ruminations

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. The Manufacturer's Guide to Implementing the Theory of Constraints answers all your questions and more.

This is the only complete step-by-step guide for implementing ToC in a manufacturing organization. It is both a guide and a workbook and includes the logistical, pricing, and measurement systems of ToC. There is a complete implementation checklist, sample policies, and procedures documents included to speed your implementation.