International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 15-16, P5068-5102 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1518602 View full text
Lucas Martins Ikeziri, Fernando Bernardi de Souza, Mahesh C. Gupta, Paula de Camargo Fiorini

Abstract: This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) research i.e. a total of 1009 journal articles published since 1984. From a bibliometric point of view, the state of the art was mapped and research gaps in the scientific literature identified, creating opportunities for future research. The Production area leads in number of publications, and applications in the Process of Ongoing Improvement in general have been receiving less attention from academics. It is also worth noting tha…

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