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Unformatted text preview: overcoming or living with the bottlenecks. A bottleneck is actually fairly easy to identify. In a manufacturing environment, walk down the line until you meet a big stack of product waiting to continue along the process. In a service environment, look for stacks of files in someone's office. Goldratt's ideas are surprisingly applicable in manufacturing and service environments. By studying and applying these ideas, you could improve your organizational effectiveness and productivity, free up capital tied up in excess inventory, reduce customer frustration and reduce organizational anxiety. The Goal should be on the "must read" list for most managers. For more information on The Goal, visit Eliyahu Goldratt's website at www.goldratt.com....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course MGT 3325 taught by Professor Umble during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08