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Grand Daddy Of Quality - Eliyahu Goldratt - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Grand-Daddy of Quality: Eliyahu Goldratt

He was a cigar-chomping, salty-tongued educator who wrote a manufacturing love story. Eli Goldratt left us way too soon but will always be appreciated as the man who constantly provoked people to truly think. This year would have marked Eliyahu Goldratt’s 73rd birthday. Born in Israel, Mr. Goldratt was a…

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How To Make Lean Work For You - GoLeanSixSigma.com

How to Make Lean Work for You

Lean manufacturing first became known in the late 1970’s as “Kanban” or “Just-in-Time,” and was often considered a distinctly Japanese approach for dealing with suppliers. Its application beyond Japan was doubtful, but over the years we learned that there was much more to what became known as the Toyota Production…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary - GoLeanSixSigma.com

TOC (aka Theory of Constraints)

The Theory of Constraints boils down to the idea that a process is only as good as its weakest link - and the weak links are bottlenecks. This idea was developed by Eliyahu Goldratt and made famous in his book, “The Goal,” a novel based on a production plant. Once…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Theory of Constraints (aka TOC)

The Theory of Constraints boils down to the idea that a process is only as good as its weakest link - and the weak links are bottlenecks. This idea was developed by Eliyahu Goldratt and made famous in his book, “The Goal,” a novel based on a production plant. Once…

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