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The Theory of Constraints (TOC)

Theory of Constraints provides a set of holistic processes and rules, all based on a systems approach that exploits the inherent simplicity within complex systems through focusing on the few "leverage points” as a way to synchronize the parts to achieve ongoing improvement in the performance of the system as a whole.

TOC Knowledge covers the following areas of management:

  • Operation (production) management – Make to Order (MTO) environment and Make to Availability (MTA)
  • Project Management – CCPM – Critical Chain Project Management
  • Distribution & Supply Chain Management – DTA – Distribute to Availability
  • Finance & Measurements – Throughput Accounting
  • Sales Management
  • Marketing – Developing Market Offers
  • Managing People – Management Tools (MT)
  • Strategy & Tactics – Developing a company-wide improvement plan

Proven TOC Success in Industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Financial Services
  • Health
  • Defense
  • Government
  • Education
  • Social Services

Written and donated for use by Oded Cohen and Jelena Fedurko.