The Race

Eliyahu M. Goldratt & Robert E. Fox


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The graphics and accompanying text reveal the implications that stem from the shop floor to our standard of living. The Race allows you to derive a superior system, Drum-Buffer-Rope, for generating logistical improvement. It also shows you how to focus these improvements so they are optimal and not just local. The epilogue and appendix quizzes will give the thoughtful reader insight in how to initiate and extend a process of ongoing improvement into other areas-like marketing and financial control.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Narrative Approach: Like Goldratt's other books, "The Race" might use a fictional story or narrative to illustrate business concepts and management principles.

  2. Goal-Oriented Management: It may emphasize the importance of setting clear goals and aligning efforts across an organization to achieve those objectives.

  3. Theory of Constraints: Goldratt is known for introducing the Theory of Constraints, which focuses on identifying and alleviating bottlenecks within systems. This book might apply this theory to a specific context, showing how constraints can be identified and managed.

  4. Continuous Improvement: Expect discussions about continuous improvement and the significance of ongoing refinement in processes and strategies.

  5. Problem-Solving: The book might illustrate effective problem-solving methodologies within a business context, potentially using real-life scenarios within the narrative.

  6. Leadership and Collaboration: It could delve into the role of leadership in driving change and fostering collaboration among different departments or individuals within an organization.

  7. Operational Efficiency: Discussions might revolve around enhancing operational efficiency, reducing waste, and optimizing workflows to achieve better outcomes.

  8. Performance Metrics: Expect insights into measuring performance and utilizing metrics to track progress toward goals and objectives.

  9. Innovation and Adaptability: The book might touch upon the importance of innovation and adaptability in the face of changing business landscapes or market dynamics.

  10. Engaging Writing Style: Like Goldratt's other works, "The Race" likely uses a storytelling approach that engages readers while imparting valuable business insights.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-88427-062-9
No of pages 179
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher North River Press
Published Date 01 Dec 1996

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