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Tuesday, February 21, 2006  Volume 4, Issue 1793
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The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena
by P.J. Jakovljevic
Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which is complementary to lean manufacturing when it comes to low volumes and complex environments, may provide an answer.
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