Analysis of 'The Goal'
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In this essay, the writer discusses business problems and suggested solutions that are featured in the novel 'The Goal' by Eli Goldratt and Jeff Cox. The writer points out that the book's purpose is obviously to present new methods of attacking manufacturing and management issues. However, the writer notes that addressing these issues in the form of a novel provides a more interesting approach to learning alternatives in business.
From the Paper:'The Goal' by Eli Goldratt and Jeff Cox (2004) approaches problems in business through the form of a novel that suggests solutions through the "Theory of Constraints". The main character of the novel, Alex Rogo, is presented with difficulties in aiding his manufacturing company that are relevant to those in the realistic business world. For this reason the novel has been a popular book since its first publication in 1984 for both manufacturing experts and managers. Within the pages Goldratt and Cox (2004) are successful at demonstrating ideas such as eliminating "bottlenecks", ongoing improvement, and motivating individuals to ensure company success."
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