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  • Industry 4.0 promoter’s flaw of logic and Categories of Legitimate Reservation

    Promoters of any solution or change agents of are usually in love with the object of their promotion. Love is said to be blind and oblivious of any negative aspect of the loved thing. That is why so often promoters of change highlight all the benefits of the change, regardless of any Un...

    Tags: Thinking Processes, Categories of Legitimate Reservations, Logical Thinking Process, Long arrow

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  • Goal Tree Chronicles – Enablers vs.triggers

    In this post I explain the difference between enablers and triggers in logic trees, which basically is explaining how Necessity logic differs from Sufficiency logic. I then explain the basic assumption when building a Goal Tree and why the Goal will not automatically be achieved even if a most of...

    Tags: Thinking Processes, Goal Tree, Logical Thinking Process, Necessary Conditions, Undesirable Effect

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  • Management attention as a constraint – Part 1

    A system’s constraint, the limiting factor that is an obstacle to getting more Goal units* from the system, can be pretty difficult to identify (hence the success of my post on the topic: How to identify a constraint?!). *”Goal units” can be money, profit, services to citiz...

    Tags: Lean Management, Management, leadership and change, Theory of Constraints, Eli Goldratt, Goal Tree, hoshin kanri, Logical Thinking Process, Theory of constraints

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  • The Logical Thinking Process – An Executive Summary (Book)

    Bill Dettmer, my friend and mentor often cited on this blog, wrote his 9th book “The Logical Thinking Process – An Executive Summary” that is now in the final stages of the publishing process. This book will be much smaller in size and number of pages than the famous “The...

    Tags: Book review, presentation or comments, Thinking Processes, Bill Dettmer, Logical Thinking Process

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  • Why you cannot use tentative language in a logic tree

    I once happen to see a Current Reality Tree cluttered with “coulds” and “shoulds”. Conditional or tentative language cannot be used with logic trees and here is why. Cause-and-effect (sufficiency logic) The Logical Thinking Process logic trees use either sufficiency or n...

    Tags: Thinking Processes, Categories of Legitimate Reservations, Current Reality Tree, Evaporating Cloud, Future Reality Tree, Goal Tree, Logical Thinking Process, Transition Tree

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  • What is a logical “long arrow”?

    In Logical Thinking Process (LTP) parlance a long arrow is a “leap of logic” or the omission of one or several cause-and-effect steps that connect a cause to an effect. In the Logical Thinking Process, a cause is linked to its effect by an arrow. The arrow’s tail is connected t...

    Tags: Thinking Processes, Categories of Legitimate Reservations, cause-and-effect, Logical Thinking Process

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  • Presenting a Current Reality Tree, for you to scrutinize

    In this video I invite you to follow my presentation of an existing (already built) Current Reality Tree (CRT) and check its logical soundness, what we call scrutinizing. Should you find any flaw of logic, you may share it whether in the comments of this blog or on my YouTube channel. Follow @H...

    Tags: Logical Thinking Process, CRT, Current Reality Tree, scrutinizing

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  • The Logical Thinking Process – An Executive Summary (book presentation)

    Bill Dettmer, my friend and mentor often cited on this blog, published his 9th book “The Logical Thinking Process – An Executive Summary”. This new book is much smaller in size and number of pages than the famous “big green book” (The Logical Thinking Process: A Syst...

    Tags: Book review, presentation or comments, Logical Thinking Process, Bill Dettmer, Goal Tree, OODA loop

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  • What is this thing called the Logical Thinking Process?

    Who can better explain what the Logical Thinking Process is if not his father? Bill Dettmer worked with Eli Goldratt applying the Thinking Processes (subtlety about the plural) but spotted some weak points  he managed to elegantly mend. He finally came up with an integrated process for solvi...

    Tags: Logical Thinking Process, Bill Dettmer, Eli Goldratt

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  • Leaders, here are 5 good reasons to build a Goal Tree for your Strategy Deployment

    Subscribers to my blog or regular visitors may have noticed my deep interest in this powerful logic tool called Goal Tree. I have already posted numerous articles about it and have a special section here to share my experience: the Goal Tree Chronicles. With this post I’d like to offer a mo...

    Tags: Logical Thinking Process, 3-color code, Critical Success Factors, Goal Tree, Necessary Condition, Work Breakdown Structure

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