Bottlenecks and Constraints
While planning often requires us to set a goal or expected outcome for our business or a process within our business, reality tends to be different. When the expected result is not what we had hoped for, the action you need to take is to analyze and troubleshoot in order to improve the outputs or throughputs of the system. In order to understand how to maximize throughput of a system, you need to understand the concept that Eli Goldratt wrote about in his book, The Goal… the constraint or bottleneck. In this lesson, Tom helps you to understand a system, how to find the bottleneck or constraint and then what to do with it.
Be sure to watch the Foundation video, Major Business Systems as support for this training.