What do business-school professors recommend for operations management?

Then Why Did We Buy the NCX-10?
An oddly gripping thriller about how to manage a factory.
By Seth Stevenson. Published in Slate Magazine.

Armed with the task of writing an article on operations management for Slate, author Seth Stevenson, contacts a few business schools looking for book recommendations on the topic, and Seth is urged to read The Goal by Dr. Eli Goldratt.

Read as Slate‘s author shares his witty REVIEW of The Goal.

“The book had sold 3 million copies, been translated into 21 languages, and been taught in more than 200 colleges and universities. It’s easy to see why.”

Slate is a free of charge, ad supported online magazine of politics, news, business, technology and culture created by the Washington Post Company. Slate‘s strong editorial voice and witty take on current events have been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online.

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