Category Archives: TOC Focus

The Boundaries of TOC or What is “Not TOC”?

By Eli Schragenheim A colleague of mine, Alfonso Navarro, a TOC expert from Colombia, made the point that when people challenge a TOC methodology, offer substantial changes, or raise a new idea never discussed before, they get the response “This is … Continue reading

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Agility: How SMEs can benefit from agile methods

By Wolfram Müller, VISTEM GmbH & Co. KG Agile methods are often unsuitable for the structures involved in SMEs. A mixture of classic and agile project management can be the solution here. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are currently exposed … Continue reading

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“Am I on my own?” by Martin Powell

In Eli Goldratt’s last ever public seminar, he asked the audience (as he often did) “Who has read my book – The Goal?”  He then says “About 80%. So now a different question. How many of you had the courage … Continue reading

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“Implementing TOC as a Holistic Approach” by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt

The common sense found in the pages of the best selling book The Goal is the foundation of the Theory of Constraints (TOC). Silver bullets do exist. TOC brings fast and significant results, and with such silver bullets there also … Continue reading

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Understanding TOC Concepts – Building and Capitalizing on a Decisive Competitive Edge – Becoming an ever-flourishing Company

The goal of TOC is to bring companies to become ever flourishing – a company which continuously and significantly increases value for shareholders, customers and security to employees. Companies must find the silver bullets to achieve such objectives. Building, capitalizing … Continue reading

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The Roadmap for Creating a Decisive Competitive Edge – For Consumer Goods and Project Based Environments

Solution for Project Management Setting the stage for a solution Planning Executing Capitalizing on a Decisive Competitive Edge Reaching a Viable Vision Click here for more details → Solution for Consumer Goods Setting the stage for a solution Keeping correct … Continue reading

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Significantly improve YOUR personal effectiveness – Goldratt Thinking Process Jonah Workshops in 2016

Find the inherent simplicity in your own environment and gain the know how to implement and take advantage of it This groundbreaking workshop is the place to: Learn the Thinking Processes (TP) first hand Apply the TP directly to your … Continue reading

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TOC Events in November and December 2015

Agilidad, Flexibilidad y Productividad – Seminario Internacional Nov 12 – México, DF, México For more information and registration → The Theory of Constraint – Lean accelerator and growth generator Nov 12-13 (English) – Paris, France For more information and registration … Continue reading

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Companies resort to Theory of Constraints to stay ahead in the game by Priyanka Sangani

Five years ago, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL) was facing a difficult time in the US. It had a significant number of backorders and supplier ratings were at an all-time low. That’s when the company started implementing processes advocated by the … Continue reading

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CCPM implementation – Dr. Reddys Laboratories by Mahesh Reddy

Mahesh Reddy presents a case study of CCPM implementation in Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories: 11 projects completed (83% increase), 80% projects on time (60% increase), 110 filings in 2010 (30% increase), 149 launches in 2010 (75% increase), 563 days cycle time for full development in 2010 … Continue reading

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