THEORY OF CONSTRAINT
Critically evaluate the TOC philosophy in relation to other competing philosophies including TPS/lean.
1 Evaluate one or more of the TOC applications (DBR, SDBR, CCPM, MTA and Distribution) linking theory and practice.
In your answer ensure you identify the underlying conflict and assumption that the applications challenges linking the approach to the 5 steps of focusing and discuss how buffer aggregation is utilized through buffer management.
Your answer should evaluate the thinking processes embracing necessity and sufficiency logic (i.e. including evaporating clouds and negative branches) using a practical application of your choice.