As we come to the close of a year and the beginning of a new one, many of us will be looking back at the adversities and satisfactions we experienced over the past 12 months. Below we have provided links to some of our posts that had the most impact throughout 2021, always with a […]
Archives for December 2021
Why Doesn’t Every Company Use the Theory of Constraints to Succeed?
While visiting a plant last month, our Founder, Dr. Domenico Lepore, told the dramatic story of his experience at a German aluminium plant, part of a multi-billion, multi-national business. The General Manager had invited Domenico to give a presentation after hearing him speak at a Theory of Constraints (TOC) conference. In that plant, the hot mill […]
Project Management Kryptonite: Silos and Mismatched Authority and Responsibility
If you Google the term ‘Project Management’ you will find hundreds of millions of results. It is a multi-billion dollar business and there are official institutes that train Project Managers. So why do so many projects still fail to deliver? In this post we are concerned with internal projects in an organization and what happens […]
Avoiding Compromise with a Win-Win Solution
I recently re-posted on LinkedIn something from Goldratt Consulting with a quote from Dr. Goldratt: “Our fear that conflicts will lead to a tug of war diverts management attention to constantly struggle with unacceptable compromises.” This is part of the introduction to a book Dr. Goldratt was working on called ‘The Science of Management’ before […]