I read this book for the first time at least 4 – 5 years ago. I had loved the book at that time, but still felt that the book was a bit heavy for my liking and understanding.
Over the next four years my understanding of the subject increased, and I had made my mind to revisit this book some day.
A couple of months back, the book “The Goal” was released in Marathi language in the cities of Pune and Mumbai. During the book launch at Pune, I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt’s children, Rami Goldratt and Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag. Apart from the book launch ceremony, there were beautiful presentations from Rami (What we can learn from History – related to Inertia) and Efrat (Layers of Resistance to Change).
That day I had made my mind, that the next book I read would be “The Choice” written by Eliyahu Goldratt and co-authored by Efrat.
A beautiful book that explains about different solutions of TOC and more importantly, about the Thinking Processes and how to bring clarity in thinking. The book is written in Question – Answer format in which Efrat asks her father some questions, to which her father, Eliyahu, shows her the direction in which she can find an answer, again in form of other thought provoking questions, in a Socratic approach; and the way Efrat understands the answers to the question she was asking by following a well led path, which forms the gist or soul of Theory of Constraints.
A must read book for TOC enthusiasts…
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