Definitions for "Theory of Constraints"
A production management theory which dictates that volume is controlled by a series of constraints related to work center capacity, component availability, finance, etc. Total throughput cannot exceed the capacity of the smallest constraint, and any inventory buffers or excess capacity at non-related work center is waste.
is a management approach that focuses on identifying and relaxing the constraints that limit an organization's ability to reach a higher level of goal attainment.
A manufacturing strategy that attempts to remove the influence of bottleneck constraints on processes.
the idea that when you hold engineers back from their job they feel angry and constrained.