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The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
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May 29, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: business, management, strategy, leadership, communication, personal-mba, audible-unabridged, professional-readings
Read in August, 2009

Probably the best business parable that I have read. The story walks you through the critical thinking process of managing a fictional manufacturing plant into profitability. Then the book discusses how the same bottle-neck isolating-and-fixing methodology can apply to virtually any industry. The story also walks you through use of the Socratic Method as a technique of teaching and influencing people.

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Eliyahu M. Goldratt
“More importantly, our software worked. I don't just mean that it didn't bump, or that it performed according to the written specifications, or that it was efficient in producing reports. It really worked”
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement


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