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EBM: Constraints


Theory of Constraints (TOC) is an overall management philosophy introduced by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt that is geared towarding help organizations continually achieve their goals. A constraint is anything that prevents the system from achieving more of its goal. Identify the constraint.

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Systemically Non-Systemic: COVID-19 through the Deming Lens

Deming Institute

Guest blog post by Doug Stilwell, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership at Drake University. In his work on the “Theory of Constraints,” Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt describes a constraint as “the limiting factor that prevents a system from moving closer to achieving its goal.” These are unprecedented times.

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