Woeppel is a master of organizational transformation with a lengthy track record of successful turnarounds. Recognized worldwide as an expert in the Theory of Constraints, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Continuous Improvement, he has earned the founder’s implementer certification from the TOC-ICO.
Woeppel is an internationally known author, speaker and lecturer on the topics of Theory of Constraints, Drum Buffer Rope, Cost Accounting, Organizational Measurement, and Critical Chain Project Management. He is the author of The Manufacturer’
After more than two decades of examining the value of Theory of Constraints, Woeppel simplified what is great about TOC and what causes TOC to fail.
TOC is great because:
It is focused on quick, bottom line results
It applies to all that we do, manufacturing, engineering, projects, business systems, government systems (I did pro-bono work for city mayor)
It is based on logic
TOC provides great focus
TOC fails because:
The big lean and 6S gurus don't promote it
Some people thinks it adds inventory that they see as waste
Many people see it in conflict with lean – some TOC practitioners said they were in conflict only a few years ago
TOC has very few tactical tools
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Pinnacle Strategies is the developer of ViewPoint a service that dramatically simplifies managing projects, enabling project teams to rapidly improve project performance. Pinnacle Strategies also is the creator of the RABIT methodology, a proprietary approach that is concentrated on implementing quick response solutions with rapid results. The RABIT methodology culminates years of practical experience and expertise in continuous improvement;
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