March 2010

The biggest constraint we Theory of Constraints consultants find is … (part 1)

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By Dr Lisa Lang We have worked with companies around the globe implementing Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma and the constraint is always the same.  It’s how we think.  In particular, it’s how the business owner or leader of the company thinks. You buy the same equipment as your competitors.  You hire from the same labor pool.  The […]

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Theory of Constraints (TOC) Drum Buffer Rope

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Throwing Darts in a Tornado or Theory of Constraints Drum Buffer Rope (Your Choice) By Dr Lisa Lang We are surrounded by complexity. People don’t show up for work, machines go down, jobs take longer to run than we estimated, customers call and change delivery dates, and the list goes on. This tornado of chaos makes it difficult to meet […]

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