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What Is 'Slack'? (Systems)

Slack is the amount of resources present in a Stock.

For a system to operate efficiently, the Slack should be just right: not too big, not too small.

Slack is tricky: too much and you're wasting money, too little and you face the risk of running out of Stock.

Questions About 'Slack'


"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."

Harvey S. Firestone, founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company


From Chapter 9:

Understanding Systems


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