Dr Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Dr Eli Goldratt (March 31, 1947 – June 11, 2011) was an educator, author, scientist, philosopher, and business leader. But he was, first and foremost, a thinker who provoked others to think.
Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute (AGI)
Eli Goldratt was the founder of the Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute and was an internationally recognised leader in the development of new business management philosophies and systems. He developed a unique set of ‘Thinking Processes’ - a set of logical and systematic thinking methods designed to understand the true goal of an organisation, to identify and improve the root causes of problems, and to implement continuous improvement strategies that lead organisations to reach their goals.
Goldratt the Educator
Eli Goldratt become a sought-after educator by many of the world’s largest corporations, including General Motors, Proctor & Gamble, AT&T, NV Philips and Boeing.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Tel Aviv University and his Masters of Science, and Doctorate of Philosophy from Bar-Ilan University. In addition to his pioneering work in business management and education, he held patents in a number of areas ranging from medical devices to drip irrigation to temperature sensors.
Also the founder of TOC for Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing TOC ideals to teachers.
Goldratt the Author
Eli Goldratt's book ‘The Goal' has been a best seller since 1984, and has sold more than 1,5 million copies. He is also the author of ‘It’s Not Luck’, the sequel to ‘The Goal’, 'Critical Chain’, ‘The Haystack Syndrome’, ‘The Race’ and ‘What is this thing called the Theory of Constraints’.
His last book, ‘Isnt it obvious', has just been released.