When creating the tree from the book I realised a few things:
- Goldratt didn’t fully define the tree in the book. I needed to make some connections up for myself. Please let me know if I went wrong.
- Goldratt didn’t connect UDE #11 at all. If you have read the book then you know that it was the task of Alex Rogo to connect all UDEs.
- This seems to me to be the obvious example CRT. However, I couldn’t find anyone who had published this example.
Fun fact: I only recently read It’s not Luck for the first time. This is actually quite funny as I have used the TOC Thinking Processes for quite some time but I was simply not aware that they were presented in this book by Goldratt. Instead I read the Thinking with Flying Logic a manuscript that is delivered together with the really good Flying Logic software (which was a huge influence for Vithanco). Furthermore did I read Lisa Scheinkopf’s Thinking for a Change. I even read Dettmer’s executive version book.
However, I am happy that I now read the book as it is a useful introduction. Clearly, the book has a message and is therefore not a true novel and some of the examples are more questionable than others, but that is besides the point. I highly recommend the book.