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Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints RECOMMENDATIONS books, videos, studying, training, acting

A number of people ask me for advice on pursuing their interest in Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC). So I compiled the following as a guide and hope that you will find it helpful. I have also put a link for each item. The link provided is the least expensive source that I have found for the item.

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Here are Dr Lisa’s recommendations on the best Goldratt Theory of Constraints books, videos, audios, self learning programs, workbooks, training, assessments, and articles by subject:
Prices may change over time, but this will give you an idea.
Operations – Manufacturing or service companies that repeat a process
Act — Implement The Goal in your shop — www.VelocitySchedulingSystem.com
Read – The Goal – Amazon
Read – Manufacturing at Warp Speed – Amazon
Listen – Beyond The Goal audio – Amazon
Study – TOC Self Learning Program on CD-ROM Session 1 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Insights on Operations – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Achieving a Viable Vision: The Theory of Constraints Strategic Approach to Rapid Sustainable Growth – Buy here
Act – Customized ON LINE Drum Buffer Rope Training/Coaching – Consulting Services
Play these games – Free Stuff
Finance & Measurements
Read – The Goal – Amazon
Read – Throughput Accounting – Amazon
Read – The Measurements Nightmare – Amazon
Study – Maximizing Profitability: The Theory of Constraints Approach to Maximizing Profits – Buy here.
Study – TOC Self Learning Program on CD-ROM Session 2 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Insights on Finance & Measures – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Act – Do an assessment with Dr Lisa – Consulting Services – Assessment
Project Management, Engineering, New Poduct Develoopment
Read – Critical Chain – Amazon
Read – Critical Chain and Project Management in the Fast Lane –Amazon
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 3 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Insights on Project Management – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Act – Project Velocity System (online coaching program) – Project Velocity System
Distribution and Supply Chain
Read – It’s Not Luck – Amazon
Read – Manufacturing at Warp Speed – Amazon
Read – ERP – Amazon
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 4 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Insights on Distribution – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Read – article: Distribution White Paper (FREE)
Marketing
Read – It’s Not Luck – Amazon
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 5 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Achieving a Viable Vision: The Theory of Constraints Strategic Approach to Rapid Sustainable Growth – Buy here
Act – 3 day MAFIA OFFER BOOT CAMP – www.mafiaoffers.com
Act — ONLINE Mafia Offer Boot Camp — www.MafiaOfferBootCamp.com
Sales
Read – It’s Not Luck – Amazon
Read – The Cash Machine – Amazon
Read – Unblock the Power of Your Sales Force – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 6 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Act – 3 day Solutions for Sale workshop – Consulting Services – Training
Act – 3 day MAFIA OFFER BOOT CAMP – www.mafiaoffers.com
Act — ONLINE Mafia Offer Boot Camp — www.MafiaOfferBootCamp.com

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Managing People
Read – Great Boss, Dead Boss – Amazon
Read – The Measurements Nightmare – Amazon
Read – It’s Not Luck – Amazon
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 7 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Strategy
Read – Viable Vision – Amazon
Study – TOC SLP on CD-ROM Session 8 – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Study – Achieving a Viable Vision: The Theory of Constraints Strategic Approach to Rapid Sustainable Growth – Buy here
Act – Dr Lisa’s 4×4 Strategic Planning Session (8 days) – Consulting Services – Training
Act – Apply for your own Viable Vision – www.viable-vision.com (results based consulting)
Thinking Skills
Read – It’s Not Luck – Amazon
Read – Thinking for a Change – Amazon
Read – The Logical Thinking Process – Amazon
Study – the CD-ROM, Yani’s Goal – Goldratt’s Marketing Group
Other Recommended Reading
Healthcare – We All Fall Down – Amazon
IT/Consulting – Necessary But Not Sufficient – Amazon
Case Studies – Management Dilemmas – Amazon, Goldratt’s Marketing Group
TQM – Deming and Goldratt – Amazon
Read – The Purple Curve – Amazon
Read – Essays on Theory of Constraints – Amazon
Read – Late Night Discussions – Amazon
TOC for Education – Read this blog: http://www.rationalsys.com/366aug.html
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