The Goal (1984), by Eliyahu Goldratt

The Goal (1984), by Eliyahu Goldratt – The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books – TIME. Eliyahu Goldratt’s The Goal is unusual among business management books for at least two reasons. First, Goldratt wasn’t a titan of industry, a b-school professor, or even a consultant, but rather a physicist. Second, The Goal is a novel. Centered on a production manager named Alex Rogo who has three months to turn around a deficient, unprofitable manufacturing plant, The Goal explains the “Theory of...

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