Several of the TOC Handbook chapters are devoted to the concept and the uses of Buffer Management:
Chapter 3 explains the power of Buffer Management in Projects.
In Chapter 4 you can learn how to use Buffers to Measure Execution, and Drive Execution Priorities and Managerial Interventions.
Expediting orders before they become late
In Chapter 7 you will find how BM is of vital importance both in expediting orders before they become late and also as the foundation of a process of ongoing improvement and the importance of the buffer manager role.
Controlling execution and the process to implement BM
Chapter 8 is perfect if you want a detailed explanation of controlling execution, the need for control and the need for corrective actions, the buffer as the source of Information for controlling execution and the process to implement Buffer Management.
Moving from DBR to S-DBR
In Chapter 9 you will know how BM becomes even more critical when moving from DBR to S-DBR, since BM becomes the only control on orders, showing a nice application example.
Dynamic Buffer Management
The concept of Dynamic Buffer Management is presented in Chapter 10.
Increase Your Effectiveness
And last but not least, Chapter 38 presents the approach of using Buffer Management to Increase Your Effectiveness.