12. Throughput Analysis

  1. Steven M. Bragg

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch12

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

How to Cite

Bragg, S. M. (2010) Throughput Analysis, in Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470587263

Online ISBN: 9781118268346

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Keywords:

  • cost reduction;
  • company's operations;
  • upstream production;
  • production process;
  • drum-buffer-rope (DBR) system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theory of Constraints

  • Operational Aspects of the Theory of Constraints

  • Nature of the Constraint

  • Definitions for the Financial Aspects of the Theory of Constraints

  • Financial Aspects of the Theory of Constraints

  • Opportunity Cost of Operations

  • Locating the Constraint

  • Management of the Constrained Resource

  • Types of Policy Constraints

  • Constraint Buffer

  • Production Scheduling

  • Batch Sizes

  • Capacity Reduction Analysis

  • Work Center Utilization

  • Metrics

  • Summary