My Final 1st Friday Favorite Guru: Eliyahu M. Goldratt

From 2015…

EPPIC - Pursuing Performance

We begin the First Friday of this month, December 2015, with a final post, in an end to the monthly series of another of my Favorite Gurus, with  Eli Goldratt.

I never met Eli, but I read two of his books, including The Goal, which I read twice and then listened to it on tape twice (back in the 1990s when vehicles had cassette tape players) while driving back and forth between my home in the suburbs of Chicago and my client’s offices in the suburbs of Detroit.

Goldratt’s Drum-Buffer-Rope (the Theory of Constraints) is an important concept for Performance Improvement professionals of all stripes IMO.

About Eli Goldratt

From Wikipedia

Eliyahu Moshe Goldratt (March 31, 1947 – June 11, 2011) was an Israeli physicist who became a business management guru. He was the originator of the Optimized Production Technique, the Theory of Constraints (TOC), the Thinking Processes, Drum-Buffer-Rope, Critical Chain Project Management…

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