Jelena Fedurko is the author of four leading TOC books on working with the central logical tools of TOC Thinking Processes – the Cloud and the Strategy and Tactic Tree. Her books Behind the Cloud: Enhancing logical thinking (2011); Through Clouds to Solutions: Working with UDEs and UDE Clouds (2013), Mistakes and Difficulties in Working with TOC Logical Tools (2014), and A Good Strategy & Tactic Tree (2016) are significant contributions to the TOC body of knowledge. Together with Oded Cohen, Jelena co-authored the book Theory of Constraints Fundamentals (2012).
Together with Oded Cohen, she is a Co-founder and Co-president of TOC Pracitioners Alliance – TOCPA, a non-profit international organisation giving those interested in TOC the opportunity and ability to grow their knowledge and address the practical issues in implementing TOC. TOCPA operates as a platform of sharing TOC experience by conducting TOCPA conferences and master classes and presents its extensive video and pdf library in free access on www.tocpractice.com.
She was a contributing author for a Goldratt Schools series of TOC books on Production Management, CCPM, and Change Management, and has authored numerous articles on TOC concepts and implementation She is editor and a member of a reviewing team for a number of leading TOC books. Jelena, together with Oded Cohen, writes frequent posts on tocExpert blog ‘Serious Talk about TOC.’ She regularly gives presentations and workshops at TOC conferences worldwide.
Jelena’s involvement with TOC started in 1999 when she translated the Goldratt Satellite Program into Russian. This was followed by the translation of the books The Goal, It’s Not Luck (The Goal-2), Critical Chain, and TOC Insights. From 2005 to 2012 Jelena was a part of Goldratt Group as a Goldratt Schools faculty member and Regional Director first for Russian Speaking Regions, and later also for Europe. Jelena took part in training hundreds of Application Experts for Viable Vision projects in many countries.
Within the framework of tocExpert, TOC Strategic Solutions, and TOCPA. Jelena works with companies and individuals across the globe. She is involved in TOC implementations, develops TOC teaching material, conducts TOC training programs, and provides implementation support in production, supply chain, distribution and retail, project management and people management.
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