The Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt Foundation board has decided upon the semi-finalists from the 2012 Call for Proposals conducted in December 2011. These top nine semi-finalists will be competing for a chance to win the grand prize of $20,000 which will be awarded at the 2012 TOCICO International Conference in Chicago. The nine semi-finalists are listed below. Good luck!
Guilherme Venanzi de Almeida (with Humberto Baptista & Fernando Bernardi de Souza)
"Two Sides of the Same Coin – a sharper look on two organizational cultures"
"The Toyota Way and TOC - Leveraging Benefits, Avoiding Pitfalls"
"Managing high availability at low inventory in environment of wide variety of SKUs with a norm of one e.g. fashion retail"
Shimeon Pass (with Boaz Ronen)
"Value-Based Project Execution"
Boaz Ronen (with Shimeon Pass & Shany Karmy)
"Standing on Shoulders of Giants: Applying TOC to Law Court Systems"
Lisa Scheinkopf (with Amir Schragenheim & Yuji Kishira)
"Linear High Touch Time: A New TOC Application"
"Research and Development of a Platform and Related Processes for Decision Making encompassing Finance, Operations and Sales"
"A new buffer management approach for CCPM"
"The systemic cloud and the layers of resistance - hiding in plain sight"