La meta: un proceso de mejora continua. Front Cover. Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox. North River Press, – Business & Economics – pages. Eliyahu M. Goldratt,. Jeff Cox. · Rating details · 45, ratings · 1, reviews. Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal is the gripping novel which is. La Meta by Eliyahu M Goldratt, , available at Book Depository with free By (author) Eliyahu M Goldratt, By (author) Jeff Cox.

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I got hooked up to this book from the word go. I have never been so excited to finish a book in my entire life.

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It is a fallacy that a change can impact only one of these metrics. On the whole human l exists within the triple constraints of time, cost and quality view spoiler [I’m too lazy to think up any exceptions, but I’ve left the claim neutral in case any crop up – cost understood broadly ie there was a labour cost to building the pyramids even though that society had no money hide spoiler ].

Eliyahu Goldratt is no doubt the world’s one of the best management gurus. Through examples in the main character’s personal life and work life, Goldratt explains the weaknesses of traditional cost accounting systems and what’s important to track.

His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. The key is to be able to identify constraints, determine how and what needs to be done to unclog the bottleneck, while causing as little turbulence, or interruption, to the goal as possible.

Mar 25, Robert Postill rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Eliyahu M. The author has developed “The Theory of Constraints” which is a factory that can produce a product only as fast as its slowest bottleneck and golratt it in novel form in order to explain it to the average worker.

La Meta : Un Processo de Mejora Continua

Each problem is broken down into its simplest components so that eliyagu real priorities are easily identified and dealt with. Goldratt has the idea of focusing on a constraint and redesigning the business around it. I feel this is the story of my factory, like the millions across the globe have felt.


Overall, read the book, stick to the novel and hopefully you’ll enjoy it as much as I did. The story focused on manufacturing with long descriptions of productivity, inventory flow, and change management, the characters delve into popular science and classical philosophy to arrive at fundamental lessons in management.

It’s too easy to find a things that are easily measurable and saying “this thing is correlated with our success, so let’s focus on it”.

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Did inventory levels go down? It’s Not Luck which I don’t find as successful a novel, partly because it is less groan-inducing and more worthy in tone but also because it doesn’t go through the steps of the characters problem solving efforts in the same level of detail. This essay seemed needless, a walk around the issues rather than a direct discussion of them. In the vast sea of management books out there, there are only a “Now, this has to be interesting” I said to myself, when Emta was first introduced to this book, “An IT guy recommending a book on manufacturing, which is authored by a physicist!!

It is best to highlight certain things in this book, so if you’re goldrath fond of marking lines with a pencil in your paperback version like methen please go in for an e-book format. Preview — The Goal by Eliyahu M.

,eta One of the key concepts of the book is that focusing on throughput rather than costs will yield much better results. The story focused on manufacturing with long descriptions of productivity, A seminal work credited for inspiring the genre of “leadership novels”, including some of ggoldratt fav’s “The Phoenix Project” IT flavor and “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”.

Managers will recognise many of the problems that Alex encounters as, although part of this fiction, they belong to the real world rather than the theoretical text books that they may be used to reading. He died on June 11,at the age of The theory of constraints is not limited to manufacturing, goldrztt the author shows.

I think this book is excellent if you are new to Operations. Revealing the reasoning behind the theory, unfolding each step in a logical progression, highlighting the pitfalls and finally crystallizing the method.


The last chapters are especially great ammunition for folks that have to deal with By-The-Book advocates of certain methodologies. View all 3 comments.

Editions with the extra interviews with how different businesses have applied Theory of Constraints are particularly enlightening and worth getting hold of. It explained what is needed and steps that are taken in order to keep the company going. While five stars normally for me would mean ‘life-changing,’ in this case I can’t resist because of a rare and wonderful balance between enjoyment, levity, and insight.

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

So is his marriage. If you’re in IT, “Phoenix” will speak more clearly to your situation and will translate more directly to your work and world. Born in Israel on March 31,Dr. Jan 09, Ameera Hegazy rated it it was amazing. I wouldn’t call this book well-written by any stretch, but using it in place of a business textbook would be solid as it at least has a story of interest to follow.

Reading this piece and looking at how Kanban is frequently implemented might give you some eye-opening moments… Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal is the gripping novel which is transforming management thinking throughout the Western world. I suppose one reason why I am enthusiastic about The Goal is the part it plays in my thinking about the Industrial Revolution. The latter portion of the book view spoiler [after Alex is promoted to division head and can’t optimize a single plant, but needs to figure out how to optimize as a manager hide spoiler ] starts to address how to apply Theory of Constraints beyond the operations of a plant to more generalized management.

Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book. It’s a really easy read, simple to follow, and maybe at times a little complexity would have been welcome.