The Goal

494 words, 2 pages

Intro Sample...


In the book, a variety of steps are taken to "elevate" and circumvent the bottlenecks. This is where the results start showing up on the bottom line. Soon the plant can actually use information from the bottleneck to do an effective job of scheduling work and (for the first time) reliably predicting when orders will be ready to ship.

Don't be afraid to have resources idle. It's better than putting them to work producing excess inventory that you can't sell.

Decrease the unit of work. If you've got people idle, you can afford to have them do their work in smaller chunks. Under a cost-accounting model, this hurts their "efficiency" by removing certain economies of scale. But you have much faster turn-around time. Everyone's more flexible. Work flows more smoothly.

http://www.jorendorff.com/articles/

The Goal View More »

Read More

Related Essays on The Goal

  • Intersect Investment Problem Solution

    6177 words, 25 pages

    Problem Solution: Intersect Investment Services Intersect Investment Services (IIS) is a financial services industry company which has been struggling to survive in a market which has been in constant state of flux, never certain and always chaotic (University of Phoenix, 2008). IIS has “barely managed to survive, but resisted making a drastic, strategic shift” (University of Phoenix, 2008, p. 1). The changed market conditions have led to the changed vision of IIS which is: “Provide a broad set of products and services to consumer and small business customers using a model of customer intimac

    View Document »

    Ford Motor Company

    4528 words, 19 pages

    Ford Motor Company: An Analysis of Employee Motivation and Morale Table of Contents Overview 2 Introduction 3 Clues from History 3 Ford & the Other Guys 6 Innovation & Motivation 8 The Family 12 Cutbacks 13 Conclusion 15 Works Cited 16 Overview The purpose of the following paper is to inform the reader about possible techniques of behavior modification in an attempt to solve motivational problems with workers at Ford Motor Company. Information on the company’s history, current and future outlooks, and human resource problems will lay the foundation to apply prov

    View Document »

    Meningitis & Pneumonitis; Cases Presentation

    11998 words, 48 pages

    INTRODUCTION Review of Related Literature Pneumonitis Pneumonitis is a general term that refers to inflammation of lung tissue. It occurs when some irritating substance – solid particles, liquids, gases, radiation or bacteria – cause the tiny air sacs to become inflamed. This can hamper the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the air sacs. Pneumonia is one type of pneumonitis caused by an infection. There are several types of pneumonitis. They include: • Aspiration pneumonitis- occurs when you inhale (aspirate) foreign matter into your lungs. Stomach contents, suc

    View Document »

    Flag Football And Achievement Goal Orientations

    1495 words, 6 pages

    A flag football game was held out at the Northern Illinois University Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex on September 20, 2017. It was nothing large scale considering there was hardly an audience and it was a quiet night, no music playing, but there were four teams participating. There were official referees, but no coaches, just four teams of guys all wearing different colors, depending on their team. There were not even any scoreboards, just the referees to keep track. The group playing on the field closest to the benches were wearing gray or black. The gray team, for the most part, seemed li

    View Document »

    Psychological Egoism

    627 words, 3 pages

    Psychological egoism is the view that everyone always acts selfishly. It describes human nature as being wholly self-centered and self-motivated. Psychological egoism is different from ethical egoism in their “direction of fit” to the world. Psychological ego-ism is a factual theory. It aims to fit the world. In the world is not how psychological ego-ism says it is because someone acts unselfishly, then something is wrong with psycho-logical egoism. In my opinion this argument is completely wrong and unsound. According to James Rachel, an author of “Elements of Moral Philosophy,” there two

    View Document »

    Riordan Probelm Solution

    7699 words, 31 pages

    Problem Solution: Riordan Manufacturing Employee motivation is an issue that does not discriminate (UoP, 2008). “Motivation is the willingness to exert effort in a particular way” (Dreher & Dougherty, 2001, p.28). Two theories can be reviewed when examining motivation. The first is expectancy theory. Expectancy theory holds that people are motivated to behave in ways that produce desired combinations of expected outcomes (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2004). Vroom’s expectancy theory is a mathematical model that looks at motivation. Employee motivation is influenced by expectation. If I get a raise at

    View Document »

    Professional Effectiveness - The Grow Model

    1236 words, 5 pages

    One of the most successful and accepted coaching methods in the workplace is the GROW model. Coaching lets a coachee become more aware of what they can do with their life and prepares them to take more accountability for it. This technique is achieved through sessions, as in: ? Goal ? Reality ? Options ? Will In the Goal stage, the coach enables the coachee to establish where they want to be or what they want to achieve. Once the coachee creates some goals for themselves, the coach and coachee work together to

    View Document »

    Problem Solution: Interclean

    3699 words, 15 pages

    Problem Solution: InterClean, Inc. InterClean, Inc., a leader in the industrial cleaning and sanitation industry. They are planning to launch a marketing blitz announcing the launch of their new solutions focus. The sales force excels at demonstrating and selling products, however, CEO David Spencer envisions high performance teams that not only sell its high quality products, but also educate and train clients in the customer’s organizations. In preparation for the launch, leadership must evaluate the skills and talents within the organization and determine the needs to realize the new stra

    View Document »

    Big Goals For A Little Person

    1581 words, 7 pages

    All my gymnastics gear was ready: grips, leotard, spandex, ponytail holders, athletic tape, and ankle brace. Before leaving my house, I was constantly checking my gym bag for everything I would need to bring to practice, making sure nothing was missing. Then I left my house, going to school with my school backpack on one shoulder, and my gymnastics bag on the other. The entire day was just plain nerve wrecking. I became doubtful by the end of the day, and I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to reach my goal. How could a freshman possibly achieve such a high goal? It was a position no fresh

    View Document »

    History Of Christianity

    1861 words, 8 pages

    Somewhere in the sixth century BCE Buddhism was born, born from a single man Siddhartha Guatama, the Buddha. After gaining his enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, the Buddha didn’t think that the rest of the world could handle all that he had learned. He did not want to teach others, nor did he want to spread his wisdom. Until at last his great compassion came over him and he started to gain the respect of few by going to his old peers first. By starting with other intellectuals he secured that they at least had the capacity to learn what he had to teach. From this point on he spread his philo

    View Document »

More Popular Essays

Research help is just moments away!