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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. Elevate the constraint.

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

Deming Institute

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.” Dr. Goldratt offers five focusing steps to mitigate constraints and facilitate ongoing improvement in organizations. Hernandez, S.,

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