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#890 Barbara Sher

#890 Barbara Sher Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture [2] Primary source quote [3] NOTES: QUESTIONS for thinking it through: How could this clarify my Reality? How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines? Who needs to hear this? SOURCES: [1] … Continue reading

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#880 David Allen and GTD

#880 David Allen and GTD Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture [2] Primary source quote [3] NOTES: QUESTIONS for thinking it through: How could this clarify my Reality? How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines? Who needs to hear this? SOURCES: … Continue reading

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#870 Diffusion of Innovations, Geoffrey Moore

#870 Diffusion of Innovations, Geoffrey Moore Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture [2] Primary source quote [3] NOTES: QUESTIONS for thinking it through: How could this clarify my Reality? How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines? Who needs to hear … Continue reading

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#860 Senge

#860 Senge Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture [2] Primary source quote [3] NOTES: QUESTIONS for thinking it through: How could this clarify my Reality? How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines? Who needs to hear this? SOURCES: [1] Scripture … Continue reading

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#859 Goldratt – Current reality tree (theory of constraints)

#859 Goldratt – Current reality tree (theory of constraints) Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture A Current reality tree or CRT is a focusing procedure formulated by the late Eliyahu Goldratt, inventor of the theory of constraints. This process is intended to help … Continue reading

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#858 Goldratt – Drum-buffer-rope

#858 Goldratt – Drum-buffer-rope Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture Within manufacturing operations and operations management, the solution seeks to pull materials through the system, rather than push them into the system. The primary methodology used is drum-buffer-rope (DBR) and a variation … Continue reading

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#856 Goldratt – Buffers

#856 Goldratt – Buffers Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture Buffers are used throughout the theory of constraints. They often result as part of the exploit and subordinate steps of the five focusing steps. Buffers are placed before the governing constraint, thus … Continue reading

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#854 Goldratt – Rules for Breaking the Constraint

#854 Goldratt – Rules for Breaking the Constraint Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture Assuming the goal of a system has been articulated and its measurements defined, the steps are: 1. Identify the system’s constraint(s). 2. Decide how to exploit the system’s … Continue reading

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#857 Goldratt – What is a constraint?

#857 Goldratt – What is a constraint? Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture A constraint is anything that prevents the system from achieving its goal. There are many ways that constraints can show up, but a core principle within TOC is that … Continue reading

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#853 Goldratt – The Constraint

#853 Goldratt – The Theory  of Constraints Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture Theory of constraints is based on the premise that the rate of goal achievement by a goal-oriented system (i.e., the system’s throughput) is limited by at least one constraint. The … Continue reading

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