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“There are two types of bottlenecks: capacity constrained and non-instant variability. Here´s how to approach them.” The Two Types of Bottlenecks   Capacity Constrained: unable to do more work Non-Instant availability: limited capacity due to  limited (but usually predictable) availability Strategies to Handle Bottlenecks Generally bottlenecks perform well below their potential capacity. It is therefore… Read Article →

Nicht nur explizite “Lean Thinker” haben tolle Ideen! 2014 bin ich über viele lesenswerte Quellen gestolpert auch wenn einige davon nicht gerade Neuerscheinungen sind 😉 Heute möchte ich ein paar davon vorstellen… Bücher von Lean Thinkern Schnelles Denken, langsames Denken THINKING FAST and SLOW by Daniel Kahneman Mein Favorit! Neben “The Toyota Way To Lean Leadership”… Read Article →

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. This is what Eliyahu M. Goldratt´s Theory of Constraints is about. The Five Focussing Steps give us advice on how to handle a system constraint. The Five Focussing Steps Identify the system’s constraint(s). Decide how to exploit the system’s constraint(s). Subordinate everything else to the above decision(s). Elevate the system’s… Read Article →

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