The Theory of Constraints or TOC for short was developed by Dr Eliyahu M Goldratt. It started as just one book and has grown to cover all areas of life and business. Underlying all of TOC are the Thinking Processes. The TOC solutions - drum buffer rope, crital chain project management, throughput accounting, etc can all be derived from the Thinking Processess.
The Theory of Constraints focusing steps are:
The Thinking Processes answer:
In The Goal, Dr Goldratt postulated that the goal is to make (more) money. It describes three avenues to this goal:
Dr. Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints is being used by thousands of corporations, and is taught in over 200 colleges, universities and business schools. His books have sold over 6 million copies and have been translated into 23 languages.