Re-engineering the manufacturing system: Applying the theory of constraints, 2nd edition

Robert E. Stein


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Level of TOC knowledge acquired:

Intermediate and Introductory

Length:

384 pages

Designed for:

Business owners, Consultants, Implementers, Managers and Shop Floor workers

Topics:

Operations/Production and Supply Chain

Application:

Buffer Management and Five Focusing Steps

Language:

English

Format:

Hardcover and Download

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An information systems trailblazer in the domains of decision support and factory and supply chain synchronization, the Second Edition of Re-Engineering the Manufacturing System stays true to its title, once again bestowing uniquely straightforward instructions for designing, installing, and operating manufacturing information systems.

This updated and expanded source takes care to clarify the often blurred concepts of synchronization and optimization, and offers implementation advice from four discrete angles to yield better bottom-line results. materialization.

Content:

  • Visiting the traditional system
  • Synchronization versus optimization
  • Establishing the characteristics of an information system
  • Defining the structure
  • Identifying the constraint
  • Exploitation
  • Subordination
  • Buffer management
  • Supporting the decision process
  • Making strategic decisions
  • Modifying the current system
  • Implementing a TOC-Based information system
  • Implementing an ERP System to improve profit
  • Critical Chain project management
  • Scheduling the multi project environment