[Pdf/E–book] (Velocity) author Dee Jacob
The book crunches together LSS and TOC in an attempt to address processes
which can tcan t entirely leaned down from batch working Like The Goal this book is also written as a novel and like The Goal this one is populated with cardboard characters whose dialogue wouldn t be less believable if it were written in rhyming couplets Still despite that it s a readable book which ets the concepts across though I can t help but feel that this could be done just as well in a tenth of the space by avoiding the novel format and that LSSTOC might not be uite the
perfect solution to life love happiness that itsolution to life love happiness that it up being in the novelRecommended but with those caveats I bought this book thinking it was an audible text book for my car trip Having committed I listened to it on my 8 hour road trip The novel aspect was unsurprisingly lacking I would have preferred if they kept the interpersonal drama to the work place everything involving Zelda and Harry is so contrived Also the master black belt Wayne making such basic mistakes seemed ridiculous This man would have years of experience Also the issue with all the unwanted materials just disappeared and we were not told how this was corrected I was disappointed it did not o further into the concepts involved in The Theory of Constraints which was a new concept for me The Lean. Dee Jacob and Suzan Bergland two principals of AGI–Goldratt Institute have teamed up with Jeff Cox the writer of The Goal to introduce the powerful Velocity approach for focused business improvement Developed by AGI the Velocity combines the three leading continuous improvement methods Lean Theory Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints Based on its extensive experience implementing the Velocity approach AGI has delivered extraordinary results with remarkable. .
S f Another factory another beleaguered team trying to rescue their operation from failing profits This time an operation run with the principles of Theory of Constraints is steered away from the core principles toward Lean Six Sigma and the results are abysmal Another mystical uru this time in the uise of a former Marine pilot steers the plant manager away from one philosophy in isolation
and back towardback toward
blend of theories profitability and love Not nearly as compelling as The Goal its inspiration this business novel takes wayof theories profitability and love Not nearly as compelling as The Goal its inspiration this business novel takes way long to develop and loses its emotional steam You know all will be ok in the end and you just want it to be over I ot some ood insights from it after uite an investment Like the book The Goal this is a business novel too It explains walks the user about the LSS and TOC and use them together to achieve the needs The book is of a novel and could have introduced the LSS TOC concepts in an effective way Characters are very loosely assembled and the plot is shallowThis book will be a ood introductory book to LSS and Save yourself a few days and just read The Goal This came across very strongly as a way to influence companies driving Six Sigma and Lean to not let Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth go of Theory of ConstraintsWhole story line done Oh and theyet married in the end Good snack book Not wow as the rest. O take a holistic view of the entire company does Hi T then uickly turn its business around realizing significantly reduced operating costs increased sales shorter production times better uality control and substantially improved profits The story unfolds in a real world fashion that can engage all members of any organization Velocity is the vital resource that business people need for delivering urgent business improvement in these challenging economic times.
Dee Jacob Ó 5 SummaryAnd Six Sigma concepts were very basic I would avoid this is you
already have a basic understanding of involved concepts I ve read the Goalhave a basic understanding of involved concepts I ve read the Goal and I enjoyed it So Velocity was also a compelling read The relationship
between LSS and TOC that started out as a rivalry in the first half of the bookLSS and TOC that started out as a rivalry in the first half of the book later turned out to be a complementary combination of the book later turned out to be a complementary combination of a happy ending Still it is somehow obvious that the authors favor TOC over LSS as a winning business strategy and they see LSS as a set of tools that would further improve TOC While reading the book I found myself thinking about the endless debate over who has the upper hand in MMA fight the 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts grappler or the striker The resultrappler is the winner but definitely could use the knock out skills of the striker The characters are cardboard but I Moonrise (Snowfall, guess it tells tells a story andets the point across how to combine ToC with lean and six sigma But it took the long way round Personally I would rather have read a academic book that just tackled the concepts in themselves without wrapping it up on made up scenarios Not a big fan of TOC or Six Sigma so I won t critiue this business novel A reat business novel that explores the rowth of an organisation through a major change here corporate acuisitionLean and six sigma were introduced through use of WING an LS. Speed for clients such as Corning Procter Gamble and the US Air Force and Navy Written in the same compelling style that made The Goal such an enduring classic Velocity is an engaging novel that tells the story of a company called Hi T Turbine that is Hello, Snow! grappling with bottlenecks in sales manufacturing and product development The story vividly shows how the company initially fails to succeed because it concentrates only on local improvement Only when it begins