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Goldratt described TOC in one word: Focus. But, do we fully understand what we should focus on? What should we definitely not focus on? How many issues should be within our focus? What is the difference between the focus for the organization and the individual focus on one manager? Let’s have a discussion, even a debate, after relatively short presentation.

11/1/2017 to 11/2/2017
When: Wednesday November 1-2, 2017
12:00am -11:59pm Pacific Time
Where: REPLAY Webinar
United States
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Discussing The Issue of Focusing:  What Should We Focus On?    
Presented by Eli Schragenheim
Replay Available Novmber 1-2, 2017

Goldratt described TOC in one word:  Focus.

But, do we fully understand what we should focus on?  What should we definitely not focus on? How many issues should be within our focus?  What is the difference between the focus for the organization and the individual focus on one manager?

Just to feel the potential dilemma, let’s remember one insight of Goldratt:

Segment your market – do NOT segment your resources

Don’t you think that segmenting the market might de-focus the marketing efforts?

Let’s have a discussion, even a debate, after relatively short presentation.

    Eli Schragenheim - TOC Global Elyakim Management Systems.

Eli Schragenheim is a well known international management educator, author and consultant active in various fields of management like corporate strategy, decision support, innovation, supply chain, project management, shop-floor control, IT and HR. He has worked with huge variety of organizations all over the world, including public-sector organizations, industrial, high-tech and start-ups.

Since he had joined Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt, the famous creator of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) in 1985, Eli Schragenheim has taught, spoken at conferences and consulted all over the globe, including the US, India, China, Japan, Canada, Britain, Russia, Brazil, Colombia, Israel, Germany, Italy, Belgium, South Africa and Australia. He taught and trained high-level managers and consultants to use TOC in the most effective way in all the above countries. Many of his past pupils are now practicing TOC in the highest levels.

Eli Schragenheim is also known for his own software simulators and management games designed to experience the thinking and potential of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) in complex environments.

Eli Schragenheim was a partner in the A.Y. Goldratt Institute and a director in The Goldratt Schools. He manages his own company Elyakim Management Systems (1992) Ltd. He served twice as a board member of TOCICO – the TOC International Certification Organization, a non-profit organization that was created by Dr. Goldratt to spread the TOC knowledge in the world. Lately Eli Schragenheim initiated TOC Global, an international organization of the best minds in TOC, to support TOC implementations worldwide, and generate huge value for large clients and projects all over the globe.

Eli Schragenheim is the author of several books on various aspects of management. His first book Management Dilemmas (1998) showed a variety of problematic situations in management and the rigorous analysis leading to the right solution. Next he collaborated with William H. Dettmer in writing Manufacturing at Warp Speed. In this book the new concept of Simplified-DBR, now a key concept in production planning according to TOC, was introduced. He also collaborated with Carol A. Ptak on ERP, Tools, Techniques, and Applications for Integrating the Supply Chain, and with Dr. Goldratt and Carol Ptak on Necessary but Not Sufficient. In 2009 his book Supply Chain Management at Warp Speed, with William H. Dettmer and Wayne Patterson was published. He also contributed two chapters for the Theory of Constraints Handbook, edited by Cox and Schleier published in 2010 by McGraw-Hill.

In March 2015, Eli has opened a blog, now containing more than 70 articles on various topics in TOC that everybody can access. The URL is www.elischragenheim.com