Analysis Of The Book 'Hike' By Jackie Robinson

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In the book the above concept is given when Alex takes a group of boys (boy scouts) on an overnight hike adventure. Hiking in a single file line, slowest boy in the group, Herbie is defined as constraints in the process of hiking the trail. Alex find that because of Herbie’s extremely slow pace, it is impossible for Alex to keep the boys in single file line. Because of Herbie’s slow pace, the gap between the boys in front of Herbie and Herbie is created in the line. This overnight hike helps Alex to discover the theory of constraints. This hiking trip also gives example of the concepts of dependable events and statistical fluctuations. Jonah explains the statistical fluctuation and dependent events prior to the hike: Dependent Events is a
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