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White Paper on the Theory of Constraints

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

This white paper is courtesy of Roopesh Kuma.  It is about gaining control of your project using the theory of constraints. The Theory of Constraints is a management philosophy that was introduced by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt, in his 1984 book titled ‘The Goal’. It assists businesses in achieving their goals by providing a mechanism to gain better control of their initiatives. According to Goldratt, the strength of any chain, either a process or a system, is only as good as its weakest link [1]. TOC is a systemic way to identify constraints that hinder system’s success and to effect the changes to remove them.  Read more…