The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
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Format:The written report should be typed, double-spaced, approximately five pages in length using twelve-point font and one inch margins.
Content:Your report should address the following questions.
(1)What is “the goal” of a business?
(2)There are three measures for determining progress in achieving the goal.Define/explain these three measures.
(3)Who is Herbie and what does he represent?Explain in some detail.
(4)Discuss methods, in detail, for dealing with bottlenecks.Make sure your discussion includes the drum-buffer-rope concepts.
- We commonly find a lack of balance and the existence of bottlenecks in non-manufacturing processes as well.Think of an example of a non-manufacturing process where you work/have worked and demonstrate that you understand Goldratt’s philosophy by explaining how it applies to this process.Be very specific in your description and be sure to clearly illustrate the drum-buffer-rope concepts in your example.If you have not worked full-time yet in your career, choose a process here at the University or some other organization that you are familiar with.