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Leadership for Job Shop Manufacturing

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This article on job shop manufacturing leadership was originally published in 2012 , but was updated to reflect the current data and my current thinking.  This has been one of my most popular and controversial posts ever.  Some (not all) of the feedback I’ve received is below.  Please add yours. Job Shop Manufacturing – Theory of Constraints 2 Laws of Leadership […]

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Max Profit #5 – Strategic Planning for Job Shops Budgeting

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Maximizing Profitability the TOC Way #5   This is the fifth in the series of conversations. Brad:  “Let’s talk about job shop strategy.  After all, it’s that time of year again.” Dr. Lisa:  “Yes, in the big companies you and I used to work for, the budgeting process starts early and continue for weeks and weeks – almost interminably.” Brad:  “In […]

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Job Shop Productivity and Machine Shop Productivity – Max Profit Part 4

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Maximizing Profitability the TOC Way #4 – Job Shop Productivity & Machine Shop Productivity This is the fourth in the series of conversations. Brad:  “So you have recommended that improving productivity is a great first step for maximizing profitability for highly custom job shops and machine shops.  But that first step of cutting work-in-process (WIP) seems so counterintuitive.  Can you […]

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Maximizing Job Shop and Machine Shop Profitability the TOC Way part 3

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  This is the third in the series of conversations on the maximizing profitability of job shops and machine shops the Theory of Constraints way! Brad:  “If a job shop or machine shop business owner could start (1) by improving company productivity, or (2) by improving the company’s offer to its market segment, which would you recommend first?” Dr. Lisa:  “I can make […]

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Job Shop and Machine Shop Profitability part 2

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Job Shop Profitability This is the second in the series of conversations. Brad:  “Just what should a highly custom job shop or machine shop company set as a profitability goal?  What is reasonable?  How high is up?” Dr. Lisa:  “I’ll give you Dr Eliyahu Goldratt’s answer and then I give my more direct answer.  Dr. Goldratt stated that profitability goal of the […]

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Theory of Constraints and Manufacturing Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Featured in Newsweek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Dr. Lisa Lang, of the Science of Business, was recently featured in Newsweek as well as major online media outlets, including Yahoo!Finance, Morningstar, CNBC, MarketWatch and many others.  Green Valley, AZ – January 9, 2013 – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science of Business, was recently featured in Newsweek as a “Champion”.  A feature story about […]

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Michigan Precision Machine Shop Scheduling Success Story

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Manufacturing and Theory of Constraints Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Features a Michigan Precision Machine Shop Success Story Robert Peuterbaugh, President of Joint Production Technology, shares his story of how the Velocity Scheduling System is helping his company to see increased production and profits. Green Valley, AZ – December 29, 2012 – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science […]

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Precision Machining Job Shop Scheduling Client Success Story

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Manufacturing and Theory of Constraints Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Shares Client Success Story Tanya DiSalvo, President of Criterion Tool, shares her story of how her precision machine shop used Velocity Scheduling System to achieve record profits.   Green Valley, AZ – November 14, 2012 – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science of Business and Theory of Constraints expert, […]

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MoldMaking Technology Magazine profiles Theory of Constraints with TOC Expert Dr. Lisa Lang

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MoldMaking Technology Magazine profiles Theory of Constraints with TOC Expert Dr. Lisa Lang  Dr. Lisa Lang, of the Science of Business, recently contributed “Making Your Technology Investment Pay Off” to MoldMaking Technology, a leading industry publication.  Green Valley, AZ – November 19, 2012 – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science of Business, recently contributed a feature […]

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Manufacturing Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Discusses Theory of Constraints in The Fabricator

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Manufacturing Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Discusses Theory of Constraints in Article  Dr. Lisa Lang, inventor of the Velocity Scheduling System, featured in a November 2011 article discussing her expertise in Theory of Constraints  Green Valley, AZ – October 10, 2012 – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science of Business and inventor of the Velocity Scheduling System […]

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