The Goal by E M Goldratt
You come across this book wherever you go and most of the people around me had read this book. And almost everyone said it is a good book to read and few called it a ‘Cult’ book, which can change the way you look at your work. Couple of week’s back I got it at my office library and thought of reading it.
It is one of the few books that is written for your professional life but is written in a novel format, making it little more interesting to read it. The characters in the book almost seem like some people who exist around you. The language is very simple, so most people would enjoy it. The inter-wining of the personal crisis with the professional one and two getting resolved when you have more clarity in mind about what you are doing and why you are doing.
Till I read about three fourth of the book, it sounded like explaining common sense things to me, and it was hard for me to imagine that a person managing a manufacturing plant would not have thought of such simple solutions to day to day problems, and his manufacturing plans would not be linked with what the sales guys believe they can sell. But when I looked back at one of the manufacturing organizations I worked for, the situation was not very different, where everyone operated in their own silos, without really bothering about the people they take inputs from and to the people who consume their output.
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