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The Theory of Constraints

Series: Quality and Reliability Series Volume: 50

By: Robert E Stein

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #110413 | ISBN: 0824700643
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About this book

This timely Second Edition of a practical reference aims to change the paradigms of traditional management strategies. It provides an improved platform within the Total Quality Management (TQM) umbrella for supporting the profit motive by offering hands-on instructions for applying the Theory of Constraints (TOC) in the manufacturing environment.


Creating the process of continuous profit improvement; dealing with the physical environment; analyzing policy constraints - the TOC thinking process; correcting the decision process; improving on just-in-time - the DBR process; the attributes of a TOC-based TQM program; developing a TOC-based TQM infrastructure; TOC and process/ product design; statistical process control - an introduction; TOC and statistical process control; TOC and experimental design; the TOC-based information system; TOC in supply chain management; implementing TOC in a manufacturing environment; facing the strategic issues. Glossary. Appendix: normal and F tables.

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