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Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 12th Edition by Larry P. Ritzman, Manoj K. Malhotra, Lee J. Krajewski

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5 Constraint Management

Learning Goals

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the theory of constraints.

  2. Identify and manage bottlenecks in service processes.

  3. Identify and manage bottlenecks in manufacturing processes.

  4. Apply the theory of constraints to product mix decisions.

  5. Describe how to manage constraints in line processes and balance assembly lines.

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