M105 - Glossary


Like all subject areas, manufacturing and the Theory of Constraints have both developed their own jargon. This unit provides a translation for the most commonly used acronyms, terms and phrases and the unit where you will find a definition (if available).

If you notice any term or acronym that should be in the Glossary but isn't, feel free to mail and it will be added.


BM - Buffer Management. See M141.

CCR - Capacity Constrained Resource. See M136.

DBR - Drum-Buffer-Rope. See M122.

Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt. See M104.

EOQ - Economic Order Quantity. See M113.

MOQ - Minimum Order Quantity. See M113.

PLT - Production Lead Time. See M133.

QLT - Quoted Lead Time. See M133.

SDBR - Simplified Drum-Buffer-Rope. See M121.

The Goal. See M104.

TOC - Theory of Constraints. See M104.

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