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Eliyahu M. Goldratt's The goal : a business graphic novel : an introduction to the theory of constraints

Author: Dwight Jon Zimmerman; Eliyahu M Goldratt; Jeff Cox; Dean Motter; Howard Zimmerman
Publisher: Great Barrington, MA : The North River Press Publishing Corporation, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager who has been given 90 days to save his failing factory. If he doesn't improve the plant's performance, corporate headquarters will close it down and hundreds of workers will lose their jobs. It takes a chance meeting with Jonah, a former professor, to help him break out of his conventional thinking and figure out what needs to be done. As Alex identifies the plant's problems and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight Jon Zimmerman; Eliyahu M Goldratt; Jeff Cox; Dean Motter; Howard Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780884272076 0884272079
OCLC Number: 1000585069
Notes: "Based on the business novel, The Goal: a process of ongoing improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox."
"This is a File, Inc. Book." -- Title page verso.
Description: 129 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Goal : a business graphic novel
Responsibility: adapted by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; illustrated by Dean Motter ; developed and edited by Howard Zimmerman.

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Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager who has been given 90 days to save his failing factory. If he doesn't improve the plant's performance, corporate headquarters will close it down and hundreds of workers will lose their jobs. It takes a chance meeting with Jonah, a former professor, to help him break out of his conventional thinking and figure out what needs to be done. As Alex identifies the plant's problems and works with his team to find solutions, the reader gains an understanding of the fundamental concepts behind the Theory of Constraints. Visual and fun to read, The Goal: A Business Graphic Novel offers an accessible introduction to the Theory of Constraints concepts presented in The Goal, the business novel on which it was based. The Goal is widely considered to be one of the most influential business books of all time.

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